Flydubai names new chief financial officer
Dubai, April 4, 2011
Dubai’s first low cost airline flydubai has appointed Mukesh Sodani as its new chief financial officer.
Working alongside flydubai’s chief operating officer, Ken Gile, and Hamad Obaidalla, the airline’s chief commercial officer, Sodani will be an integral part of the airline’s future growth strategy as it expands its fleet to meet the needs of a growing network.
Sodani joined flydubai following a stint as CFO of a real estate conglomerate in Dubai but also has 15 years’ experience in the airline industry, rising to the position of vice president Aircraft Financing at Emirates.
“I am delighted to welcome Mukesh to the team. With multiple aircraft on order and new routes being announced every few weeks, his expertise in the airline and finance industries as well as his knowledge of the region will prove invaluable as we continue our expansion,” said Ghaith Al Ghaith, chieff executive of flydubai.
flydubai operates from the modernised Terminal 2 building on the north side of Dubai International Airport.-TradeArabia News Service