Emirates Group announces senior appointments

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman and Chief Executive, today announced senior appointments to support the organisation’s growth and strengthen its leadership bench.

This latest list of promotions and senior appointments include 7 UAE nationals, many of whom have grown their careers at the Emirates Group in different roles and continue to play key roles in the organisation’s success.

HH Sheikh Ahmed said: “These appointments reflect the expanded scale, breadth, and ambition of our business.

“I’m heartened that we have been able to fill these roles with internal talent, including UAE nationals.

“The Emirates Group will continue to invest in being an employer of choice for the best talent in the industry, to deliver world-leading products and services, and reflect Dubai’s vision to be number one in everything we do.”


Appointments effective 8 July:

Mr Ali Mubarak Al Soori              Chief Procurement and Facilities Officer     


Mr Ahmed Safa                           Head of Engineering and MRO             


Mr Badr Abbas                            Divisional SVP Emirates SkyCargo


Capt Mark Burtonwood                Divisional SVP Group Safety and Network Operations  


Mr Mostafa Karam                       Divisional SVP Customer Affairs and Service Audit     


Mr Yousuf Mohammad Ali           Divisional SVP Group Procurement and Logistics  


Mr David Broz                             SVP Aeropolitical and Airline Industry Affairs  


Mr Devarajan Srinivasan             SVP Facilities and Asset Management     


Mr Mahmood Al Khaja                 SVP Material Management and Repairs 


Mr Will Lofberg                             SVP International and Government Affairs    



Appointments effective 1 September:

Mr Shahreyar Nawabi                   CEO Emirates Flight Catering             


Mr Mahmood Ameen                     Divisional SVP Engineering Projects and Aircraft Procurement