Air Miles Middle East gets new chief
Dubai, October 28, 2009
Air Miles, the Middle East’s leading multi-participant loyalty programme, has appointed Mark Mortimer-Davies as its new chief executive, effective October 25.
Mortimer-Davies joins Air Miles with over 25 years of Middle Eastern FMCG and retail experience, including 15 years spent in Saudi Arabia.
Among his previous positions, Mortimer-Davies was head of Retail at Spinney’s when they first launched with the Air Miles programme in 2001, and director of Retail Operations Savola Groups Hyperpanda operation.
Dave Battiston, after serving seven years as CEO of the Middle Eastern operation, has been promoted within the group to the role of managing director, International Retail Programmes, Groupe Aeroplan Europe, based in London.-TradeArabia News Service