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Bahrain Airport appoints new CEO

21-May-2010 9:14 AM

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) announced (20-May-2010) the appointment of Gordon Dewar, the present Managing Director of Edinburgh Airport, as its CEO. He is to take up the post at the beginning of Jul-2010. BAC announced the resignation of CEO, Dr Osama Al Ali, on 16-May-2010 and BAC acting Chairman, Kamal Ahmed, has been appointed acting CEO in the interim. [more]

Bahrain Airport Company: "We are confident that Mr Dewar has all the right credentials and the relevant experience, especially in managing airport operations and expansions. I trust he will develop on the work that has been made and pursue the strategic plans we have set to realize our vision of a global aviation hub. Bahrain Airport Company has an important mandate that will be pivotal not only for the success of the Kingdom's aviation industry, but also to facilitate the country's socio - economic development and contribute to the nation's GDP," Kamal Ahmed, Chairman. Source: Bahrain Airport Company, 20-May-2010.