Etihad Airways appoints new general manager for Nigeria
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.