DURBAN - Etihad Airways Chairman, Mohamed Mubarak Fadhel Al Mazrouei, has announced the appointment of their new CEO Tony Douglas.
Douglas will join the company Etihad Airways in January 2018. Douglas previously worked the United Kingdom'S Ministry of Defence. At the Ministry of Defence he served as the CEO of Defence Equipment and Support department.
He also served as the airport operator for BAA, a company that operates some the UK's biggest airports and held the position of Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Executive designate of Laing O’Rourke, an international engineering enterprise.
Douglas is no stranger to working in the United Arab Emirates or Abu Dhabi. He held senior posts in the UAE as the CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company and CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports Company.
Mazrouei said that he was delighted to have Douglas go back the UAE to work at Etihad. He added that Douglas has knowledge about commercial aviation and is familiar with the challlenges and opportunities.