Ethiopian Airlines’ Samson Arega awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree

Ethiopian Airlines’ regional director for the USA, Samson Arega been awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Trinity International University of Ambassadors-Florida.

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Arega was congratulated by the President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business following the awarding the degree.

 “During his tenure in Canada heading Ethiopian Airlines, Samson Arega’s leadership was tremendous, deepening ties between Canada and African markets through aviation,’’ said Chamber President Garreth Bloor.

Bloor said the Chamber is pleased to increase its US presence, including, with an upcoming forum in Washington, DC next year and looks forward to welcoming Ethiopian Airlines.

“Home to numerous accredited Ambassadors and High Commissioners to Canada, the US capital is also home to major global institutions and joint US-Canada partnerships with African countries.’’

“Supporters like Ethiopian Airlines, under the leadership of Samson Arega, ensure we can keep doing what we do as an organisation: accelerating trade and investment through world-class networking and information-sharing events.”

Samson Arega said: “It’s an honour to be awarded the Honorary Doctorate Degree from TIUA School of Business in Florida, which recognises individuals in Entrepreneurship & Business Administration,’’ he told followers on Twitter, adding that for ‘’the US Presidential lifetime achievement award, the investiture took place recently at the Georgia State Capitol House of Representatives, where I was also admitted as an honorary citizen of the State of Georgia by the Secretary of State of Georgia.”