Published: 04/05/2008 5:21 am
General Manager, Gulf Air Oman
Gulf Air has appointed Maitha Al Mahrooqi as general manager, sales, to take charge of its Oman commercial operations. She will lead a team of sales and marketing personnel in Oman. Mahrooqi joined Gulf Air Bahrain Sales in 2006 as business development manager from Emirates airlines, where she was working since May 2000 in various sales and marketing positions. Mahrooqi is a science graduate from the University of Oxford Brookes, UK, and is currently pursuing an MBA programme in Strategic Sales & Marketing with University of Hull, UK.
CEO, AI-Hassan Engineering
AI-Hassan Engineering Company (AHEC) has created a new position of CEO, at which Peter Hall has joined. Hall, a 53-year-old British national, is a National Certificate holder in Electrical Engineering with a post graduate qualification of MBA and has over 25 years of varied work experience in the contracting and construction industry. He has worked with several multinational companies looking after the Gulf Region from within the Middle East as well as from Europe. Prior to joining AHEC, he worked as the general manager of Siemens PTD Lower Gulf based in Dubai.
Brand Manager, Omasco watches division
Joyce Andraos has been appointed as brand manager for Omasco watches division, where she will be handling the prestigious Raymond Weil brand. Andraos has a strong commercial background having worked for high-end luxury products in Paris, where she was the manager of a large toy and luxury clothing shop for children. She later joined Intercontinental Hotels as part of their development department for Middle East and Africa and was its regional purchasing manager in Lebanon. She was later appointed as director, sales and marketing.
Country Manager, DHL Oman
Geoff Walsh has been appointed the DHL country manager for Oman. Walsh has had a 13-year stint with DHL, and started his career in the UK where he was the operations manager for East Midlands station. He moved to the UAE as area operations manager in 2000, in charge of the North Emirates. In 2003, Walsh took over as national operations manager for the UAE. He introduced a host of innovative measures to augment DHL's presence in the UAE, which include a stand-alone country road network, and five state of the art operational facilities.