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Emirates Appoints Rob Gurney Divisional VP Australasia

Published: Fri 26 Sep 2014 11:16 AM
Emirates Appoints Rob Gurney Divisional Vice President Australasia
26th September 2014:
Emirates has announced the appointment of Robert Gurney as its Divisional Vice President, Commercial Operations, Australasia. Mr Gurney will join the organisation on 1st October 2014 and will be based in the Sydney office.
Mr Gurney has held a number of senior aviation and industry positions and joins Emirates from his most recent role as CEO of the helloworld group.
The appointment will see him responsible for Emirates’ operations within one of its top three regions in terms of revenue and passenger traffic. He will manage the key areas of Australia and New Zealand and will also assume local responsibility for Emirates’ partnership with Qantas.
Bryan Banston, who is currently Vice President Australasia, has elected to leave the company.
“I thank Bryan for his sterling contribution as he passes the ‘baton’ to Rob with Emirates in excellent shape in the South Pacific”, said Barry Brown, Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations East.
Bryan will leave the company on the 10th October.
ENDS

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