Maher Salman Jabber Al Musallam has been promoted from acting CEO to CEO of Gulf Air.
Al Musallam, a seasoned aviation professional, joined the Bahraini airline as deputy CEO and was promoting to acting CEO in December 2012.
Alongside Gulf Air’s executive management team, he spearheaded the national carrier’s 2013 restructuring strategy to deliver groundbreaking results.
Al Musallam enthused on his promotion: “This is a responsibility that I do not take lightly – I am honoured to continue serving the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier and, with the airline’s executive management team’s ongoing support and efforts, realising its ongoing positive transformation. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the airline’s Board of Directors and the Bahraini government for entrusting us with this responsibility that we highly appreciate”
Adding to this, Gulf Air’s Board of Directors also instated Sahar Ataei as chief financial officer; Ahmed Janahi as chief commercial officer; and Jamal Hashim as chief technical officer in recognition of their efforts and contributions over the last three years.