Amadeus Gulf expands UAE Sales team

Published June 15th, 2010 - 08:18 GMT

Amadeus Gulf, today announced the appointment of two new executives to its UAE sales team. Shafeekh Azeez joins as Director of Sales for Dubai and Northern Emirates, while Jauhar Abdul Gafoor has been appointed as the Sales Manager for Abu Dhabi.

Prior to Amadeus, Shafeekh was the Commercial Manager with Al Rostamani Travel where he worked for almost 10 years and held several key positions.  In his last role as Commercial Manager, Shafeekh headed the Corporate Travel, Retail Travel, Business Development, Marketing and Sales divisions.  Shafeekh has more than 12 years of regional travel industry experience. He has an MBA from Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, UK and a BBA from Mysore University, India.

Additionally, Jauhar Abdul Gafoor has been appointed as Amadeus’ Sales Manager for Abu Dhabi. Jauhar takes on this role moving from his earlier position as Technical Support Manager at Amadeus where he spent ten years covering markets such as UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Syria.  

Commenting on the new appointment Geert Boven, Managing Director, Amadeus Gulf, said, “Our focus is to help meet the growing needs of our travel agency partners. The new appointment will further support Amadeus’ operations in UAE and strengthen our ability to meet the needs of our customers. I am positive the new members will prove to be an asset to Amadeus Gulf. Their past work experience in the regional travel industry will play an instrumental role in driving our brand and product in the market.”

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