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Emirates boosts management team in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dubai, 9 February 2016:  Emirates Airline has announced three appointments to its senior management team for key operational functions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President Commercial Operations, Centre for Emirates Airline said: “The commercial team promotions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are a further testament to the airline’s commitment to the market and its dedicated focus to the strategic direction and broader development of its business in KSA.

Khalid Abdulla Al Haddad, has been appointed as Emirates Vice President KSA, Bahrain and Yemen. Rashid Al Ardha has been appointed Emirates Regional Manager- West KSA. Khalid will be responsible for the development of commercial operations in the three countries.

Rashed Al Fajeer has also been appointed as District Manager, Dammam taking on the role of managing that gateway’s commercial operations.

Khalid Al Haddad joined Emirates Airline in 2003 and has worked in several different positions, including Commercial Manager Jordan, Sales Manager Al Ain- UAE, Manager Riyadh-KSA, Area Manager Libya, Area Manager Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal, Manager Sharjah and Northern Emirates- UAE and Regional Manager Levant (Lebanon, Syria and Jordan). 

Rashid Al Ardha began his aviation career with Emirates and has been with the company for over 9 years. He was appointed in the role of Area Manager Sudan in 2009. In his current role Rashid is responsible for the Commercial Management of the Western region of KSA which includes Jeddah and Medina. On a daily basis Rashid oversees all aspects of Emirates’ growth and development in these markets, driving revenue for the airline and capturing business from new markets. Rashid has a degree from the American University in Dubai. 

Rashed Al Fajeer joined Emirates in Jan 2013 as a management trainee in the National Commercial Outstation Programme. Trained at the Emirates hub and in Sri Lanka prior to his appointment, he then went on to be based in Dammam. Rashed has a degree from the American University in Dubai.