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Etihad Airways appoints new general manager for Nigeria

Posted 10 July 2014 · Add Comment

Etihad Airways has appointed Mrs Wuraola Oduntan as its new general manager for Nigeria. The appointment took effect from 1 July 2014.

Based in Lagos, Wuraola Oduntan will have overall responsibility for Etihad Airways’ operations in Nigeria, taking over from Maurice Phohleli who was recently appointed vice president, Africa Sub-Sahara and Indian Ocean for Etihad Airways. 

Oduntan brings a wealth of industry experience to the airline, having previously worked at Virgin Atlantic Nigeria, where she held a number of positions, including head of sales and marketing.   

Commenting on the appointment, Maurice Phohleli, said: “We welcome Wuraola to our global commercial team. Her experience in the Nigerian market is invaluable and I am confident she will make a significant contribution in continuing to build our presence in Nigeria and across the West Africa region.”   

Oduntan has a BSc in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and also holds an MBA from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.

 

 

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