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Abu Dhabi Airports appoints new CEO

Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei as its new CEO, succeeding Tony Douglas who announced that he was leaving earlier this year.

According to Abu Dhabi's airport operator, Al Mazrouei possesses considerable experience in major infrastructure projects, and in the aviation and transportation sectors.  

He currently serves as a Board Member of Abu Dhabi Airports and is also a Board member of Abu Dhabi Ports Company. 

His Excellency, Ali Majed Al Mansoori, chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports, commented: “I am confident that, as chief executive, he will contribute to advancing Abu Dhabi Airports’ journey towards becoming the world’s leading airports group.

"I personally look forward to working with Mohamed and to witnessing the exciting future that lies ahead for Abu Dhabi Airports as well as the many accomplishments that we are striving for in our airports’ infrastructure, most notably the Midfield Terminal Building project.”

Al Mazrouei said: “I am honoured by the trust bestowed upon me from our wise leadership, His Excellency the chairman and members of the Board of Directors for Abu Dhabi Airports, and I am eager to execute my responsibilities in the most efficient and productive manner in achieving the company’s goals and objectives. 

"I have been fortunate to have been closely involved with the various affairs and projects of Abu Dhabi Airports over the past three years, and I look forward to working with our management team and to exceeding all expectations in our delivery.”

Previous incumbant Douglas is returning home to the UK to work as chief executive of defence & support at the Ministry of Defence.

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