UK-based Middle East Association (MEA), a premier business forum for promoting trade and relations with Mena, has appointed Matthew Smith as its new director general, with effect from October 15.
Smith, 52, recently retired after a succ
The International Air Transport Association (Iata), which represents about 230 airlines, has appointed Tony Tyler, former chief executive of Cathay Pacific, to succeed Giovanni Bisignani as its director general and CEO.
Mohammed Khamis Bin Hareb Almuhairi has been appointed the director general of the National Council for Tourism and Antiquities.
His appointment was approved by Ministerial Council for Services, chaired by Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahya
Gulf Insurance Institute (GII) has appointed Wendy Maddison as its first director general.
Maddison will head up the GII which will be based in prestigious Amwaj Islands and serve the Gulf region.
“GII aims to be the leading