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Orhan Abbas Orhan Abbas

Orhan Abbas

ORHAN ABBAS has been appointed Emirates’ senior vice president of commercial operations for Africa, where he will lead growth efforts across the

continent and will report directly to Thierry Antinori, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Emirates.

Since joining the carrier in 1998 as a management trainee, Abbas has held senior positions in Tanzania, Iran, South Africa and the Middle East as well as the position of vice president for India and Nepal.

In 2012, he was appointed senior vice president of commercial operations for the Americas region, and then in August 2013 he took on the role of senior vice president commercial operations for Latin America, as well as Central and Southern Africa.