Khalid Al Rumaihi and Mohamed Yusuf
Bahrain Airport Company names new CEO
Manama, July 8, 2012
Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) said it has appointed Mohamed Yusuf Al Binfalah, a high achieving Bahraini with a proven track record, as its new CEO.
An aviation industry veteran, Al Binfalah will be taking up his new role from September, said a statement from BAC.
Al Binfalah, who is currently serving as the CEO of Olive VFM Holding Company, brings with him a wealth of experience gained over 27 years of working at various managerial and entrepreneurial capacities in the private sector.
In addition to his current role, Al Binfalah is also on the board of directors of ATYAF Telecommunications and Infrastructure International, a Bahraini ICT service provider.
He has abundant knowledge in aviation sector through his previous work as the general manager of DHL Aviation Service, a Bahraini trading and operator of an FAA and BCAA certified avionics station at Bahrain International Airport, the statement added.
He also gained extensive experience and solid understanding of facility management during his previous work at Gulf Petrochemicals Company and through his current role in setting up Olive VFM as a regional facility management service provider.
Al Binfalah holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration, said the statement.
Welcoming him, BAC chairman Khalid Al Rumaihi said, 'We are confident that Al Binfalah will carry on the solid and continued achievements that BAC has made and will be able to add valuable experience in managing and developing the airport. I trust he will advance on the work that has been made and pursue the strategic plans we have set to realize our vision of having the best airport for Bahrain.'
“Bahrain Airport Company plays an important role that is vital 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 economy,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service