DUBAI, UAE 1 September 2021: Emirates has concluded several
commercial leadership changes across West Asia, Africa, the GCC, and Central
Asia.

Six seasoned team members in leadership roles, all UAE
Nationals, will help drive the airline’s commercial initiatives across key
markets with a strategic focus on rebuilding its leadership position and
growing its customer base as countries continue easing their restrictions. All
of the new appointments are effective 1 September 2021.

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Emirates Airline chief commercial officer Adnan Kazim said:
”Thanks to the strength of the Emirates brand, our laser focus on executing
strategic customer and commercial initiatives, and rationally rebuilding our
network based on tangible demand, the airline is well-positioned in the
long-term to generate improved results as we navigate recovery. The movements
within the commercial team that have been put in place significantly strengthen
our management structure across key markets. We’re proud of the hard work and
dedication that UAE Nationals appointed to these roles have demonstrated to
tackle the challenges of the last 18 months, and today’s announcement
demonstrates our commitment to building bench strength from within.”

Jabr Al-Azeeby has been appointed vice president for the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia. Jabr has been with Emirates for 16 years, previously holding
Country Manager roles in Uganda, Cyprus, Thailand, Pakistan before taking on
his most recent role as vice president, India and Nepal.

Mohammed Alnahari Alhashmi has been appointed vice president
for Pakistan. Mohammed has held several roles throughout his 18-year career
with Emirates, including management posts in Kuwait, Indonesia, Syria, the UAE,
and most recently, he held the role as Vice President for the Kingdom of Saudi
Arabia.

Mohammad Sarhan, who previously held the role of vice
president for Pakistan, will become vice president, India and Nepal. Mohammad’s
first post with Emirates came in 2009 in Cote d’Ivoire, and since then, he’s
held several commercial leadership roles in Vietnam, Greece, Thailand, Myanmar
and Cambodia.

Rashed Alfajeer, Manager Morocco, will become country
manager Iran. Rashed’s career with Emirates began in 2013 as part of the
commercial manager training programme. Rashed has taken on several roles since
then, including Commercial Manager Sri Lanka, District Manager Dammam and the
eastern province in KSA, as well as country manager Tanzania.

Khalfan Al Salami, country manager Sudan, will become
manager Morocco. Khalfan joined the Emirates commercial management training
programme in 2015, and went on to train further in Madrid before taking on a
commercial manager role in Kuwait. Since then, he’s held the Country Manager
role in Sudan.

Rashed Salah Al Ansari, will become country manager Sudan. Rashed has been with Emirates since 2017, holding various commercial support manager roles in Singapore and Jordan.

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