With a renewed focus and mandate, the UAE commercial function will be headed by Bader Ahmed Al Ali.
Bader will look after UAE key customer accounts, UAE Government key accounts, Dubai and Northern Emirates sales, Abu Dhabi sales, imports and Etihad Cargo counter sales at the Abu Dhabi Cargo Terminal, as well as specialised product sales in the UAE including perishables, live animals and luxury vehicles.
He will oversee a talented group 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 is also revamping its Global Customer programme and Cargo Loyalty scheme, with Haleema Al Hosani appointed as senior manager to lead these two key commercial programmes.
Abdulla Mohamed Shadid, managing director cargo and llogistics services at Etihad Aviation Group, said: “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 programme, 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”.
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