Etihad Cargo Announces New Emirati Appointments for their Commercial Division

Etihad Cargo Announces New Emirati Appointments for their Commercial Division

Etihad Aviation Group cargo and logistics division, Etihad Cargo, recently announced several Emirati national appointments within their commercial division as a part of their continued strategy to enhance both their UAE home market along with their Global Customer program.

Bader Ahmed Al Ali will now head up the UAE Commercial function, Bader joined Etihad Cargo in 2010 and has held several key positions within the company, most recently as Manager Government key accounts and charters.

As part of his remit Bader will oversee an experienced team of Emiratis also taking up new roles within the UAE Commercial team, with Raya Mohamed Ibrahim (UAE Key Accounts), Hessa Al Shehhi (Government Key Accounts) and Aref Al Mulla (Dubai & Northern Emirates Sales) appointed to lead these key areas to help Etihad Cargo better serve its home market.

Etihad Cargo’s Global Customer program and Cargo Loyalty scheme are also being revamped as Haleema Al Hosani will become the new Senior Manager to lead these two key commercial programs.

Etihad Aviation Group Managing Director Cargo and Logistics Services, Abdulla Mohamed Shadid had this to say about the new appointments, “Today Etihad is proud to see these talented Emirati individuals take up leadership positions within Etihad Cargo. Since our inception 15 years ago, Etihad Cargo has grown rapidly to cement its place as a top 20 global air cargo carrier. Our Global Customer program, our loyalty scheme and our UAE home market have all been key catalysts for this growth, and today’s key Emirati appointments are a further signal of our commitment to better serve these segments while developing our top Emirati talents into key leadership positions.”

Shadid added, “I would like to wish the team the best of luck in their new responsibilities, with the full backing and support of the senior leadership at the Etihad Aviation Group, we are confident that they will fulfil our ambition to better serve our local and global cargo customers, and further demonstrate that the Air Cargo industry is an ideal platform for nurturing Emirati talent.”