16:36 | 06/06/2016 Companies
(VEN) - Emirates has appointed Haitham Al Battawy as the new Country Manager for Vietnam from June 2016.
Haitham Al Battawy, New Country Manager of Emirates in Vietnam
Haitham Al Battawy, a UAE national, joined Emirates in 2006 as part of the UAE National Trainee Management Programme, and was first appointed as a Commercial Manager. In 2009, he became a Country Manager in Libya and started his journey across Emirates’ global destinations. He then held this position in Oman, Iraq, and the most recently in both Egypt and Libya.
“I am eager to take on the new role in one of the most dynamic market in South East Asia. Together with Emirates Vietnam team, I will contribute to the airline’s success and continue to make Emirates an airline of choice in Vietnam.”, said Haitham Al Battawy on this appointment.
Haitham holds double bachelor’s degrees in Finance & Banking and Management from University of Dubai and a Masters in Strategic Marketing from University of Wollongong Dubai.
With a decade of experience in aviation industry, Haitham is expected to bring a strong leadership to Emirates’ Vietnam team, especially when the airline is going to launch a new daily service from Hanoi and Yangon (Myanmar) to Dubai on 3rd August, 2016. At this new role, he will be responsible for overseeing Emirates’ operations, optimizing revenue and expanding the airline’s footprint within the country.