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Yvonne Manzi Makolo was appointed RwandAir’s CEO on 6th April, 2018. She joined RwandAir in April 2017 as the Deputy CEO in Charge of Corporate Affairs. Previously, she worked with MTN Rwanda, the largest communication company in the country as the Chief Marketing Officer and briefly as the Acting CEO. She brings over 11 years …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

Mr. Busera Awel, is currently working as Group Vice President Strategic Planning and Alliances of Ethiopian Airlines Group and he has more than 35 years of work experience in Aviation Industry, covering Space Control Agent, and progressed through the promotional scheme ladder and has held a number of Senior Leadership positions including Director of Marketing …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

Mr. Kilavuka is the Group Managing Director of Kenya Airways. He’s also a Non-Executive Board Member of the Kenya Airways subsidiary, the regional operator Jambojet. He was recently appointed to the International Air Transport Association board of governors on an interim basis. With over 23 years’ experience in leadership and management and an extensive knowledge …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

Mr Indradev Buton is currently the Officer-in-Charge of Air Mauritius Ltd. He has been in charge of a wide range of airline key functions ranging from Network and Fleet Planning, Fleet Acquisition and Financing, Sales and Marketing, Airline Alliances and Partnerships including Aeropolitical issues, Information Systems, Procurement and Facilities Management. Prior to his appointment as …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

TEFERA MEKONNEN, TEFERA is the Secretary General of the African Civil Aviation Commission (AFCAC), responsible for Air Transport, Aviation Security & Facilitation and Environmental protection. Prior to joining AFCAC, he had eight years of experience working as the Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Montreal, Canada. During his tenure as …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

Sanjeev S Gadhia is the Founder and CEO of Astral Aviation Ltd which is a dedicated all- cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya and operates a fleet of seven cargo aircrafts into Europe and within Africa. Operating one of the most successful airlines in Africa for 18 years, Sanjeev is responsible for the overall management, …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“De Havilland Canada”) manufactures the Dash 8-400 aircraft, and provides support for the worldwide fleet of Dash 8-100/200/300/400 turboprop aircraft from the company’s headquarters in Toronto, Canada. Sameer Adam is the Regional Vice President, Sales, leading the OEM’s business development efforts for Europe, Russia and CIS, Middle East, and …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 3, 2020

Rob leads the Consulting team at ACC Aviation, delivering market leading strategic advisory and asset management services to airlines, lessors, financial institutions, and aviation investors globally. He has proven experience in developing and leading aviation businesses, is adept in strategic & financial planning, aircraft & business valuation and in delivering high value consultancy services. A …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 2, 2020

Mr. Johan Pauwels is the Regional Vice President for Africa and France. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and managing teams that support the airline industry, primarily related to cargo and passenger transport in Africa. At Hahn Air, Johan is in charge of account management, sourcing of new airline clients, negotiation of …

by Dicie Okaya
Nov 2, 2020