Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International and Dubai World Central, has announced the appointment of Majed Al Joker as executive vice president, Corporate Affairs in a move that the airport company said reaffirms its ongoing commitment to develop and promote emergent Emirati leaders.
Majed Al Joker takes on responsibility for a new Corporate Affairs unit that comprises Dubai Airports’ Excellence Programmes and Government Relations, Corporate Resilience, Security and Legal departments. Prior to his promotion, Al Joker was senior vice president, Assurance & Control Authorities.
“We’ve made great strides recently to increase the positive influence that Dubai Airports has amongst our stakeholder community, both inside and outside of the airport. We’ve also improved the relationship with the various government departments with whom we interact on a daily basis.
“Such improvements don’t come without hard work and effort. They are the result of a sustained and detailed analysis of our business needs in this pivotal area. These improvements in our business have been led from the front by Majed Al Joker our new EVP of Corporate Affairs,” said Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports.
Majed Al Joker joined Dubai Airports in 2008 as vice president – Terminal Operations before serving as senior vice president – Operations for Dubai World Central (DWC). Prior to joining Dubai Airports, he served as deputy director – Airport Operations at Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) for three years. He began his journey in the aviation industry at Emirates Airlines, where he served as the Outstation Airport Services manager in Cairo, Bangkok, Bangladesh and Malaysia, and later became Emirates Airlines’ regional manager – Airport Services (West Asia) covering 24 international stations.
Al Joker holds a Master of Science Degree in International Business Management from Heriott Watt University in the UK. He is also a winner of “Best Leader in Customer Service” (UAE level).