Emirates gets new regional manager for West Africa

By Wole Oyebade   |   24 February 2017   |   3:10 am  

Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airlines has appointed Afzal Parambil, as its new Regional Manager for West Africa.

Prior to taking up his new appointment, Parambil served in a number of commercial roles within Emirates, the most recent being the Country Manager for Ethiopia.

Congratulating Parambil on his new position, Emirates Senior Vice President Commercial Operations for Africa, Orhan Abbas, said Nigeria is a very important market for Emirates and delighted that Parambil will serve as the new Regional Manager for West Africa.

Abbas said: “It is part of our human resources strategy to continuously develop and enhance our employees’ capabilities across the Group through providing them with new challenges and opportunities.”

Parambil will be responsible for the overall Emirates’ operation in Nigeria and West Africa as a whole, and will oversee sales and customer service, cargo and airport operations.

Accepting the appointment, he said: “I’m excited to have been given the opportunity to lead the Emirates team in Nigeria. This is a great honour and I look forward to taking the business forward with my team. My focus in the market will be to continue providing our customers with the best possible service and value for money, as we connect them to more than 150 destinations across the world,” Parambil said.



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