Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has made several new appointments to its global sales team acrossEurope
, the Middle East and Asia.
Jean-Marc Crescent has been appointed as vice president, global account sales, while Joost den Hartog will become vice president of Europe based in Berlin.
Adam Phillips has been promoted from general manager of France to vice president – Asia Pacific North and the Indian subcontinent.
All three senior executives will report directly to Daniel Barranger, vice president of global sales.
Additionally, Robert Chad will move from general manager Abu Dhabi to become general manager France, reporting to Joost den Hartog, while Joseph Chamoun has been appointed as the new general manager Abu Dhabi sales, reporting to Hareb Al Muhairi, vice president UAE sales, after four years as general manager Lebanon. The airline has also announced Judith Crompton, head of global account sales, will return to Australia after two successful years in the position. Ms Crompton had been overseeing the airline’s multinational accounts worldwide from London whilst managing a team of 12 sales specialists across Etihad’s network.
“We are moving into an important phase of our growth as a truly global airline and these new appointments will be critically important to building on the tremendous success that has been achieved so far,” said Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways chief commercial officer.