Adnan Kazim leads Emirates’ Commercial Operations across the airline’s vast network of nearly 160 destinations in 86 countries including major departments in Dubai such as e-Commerce, Retail & Contact Centers, the Emirates Skywards loyalty program and Emirates SkyCargo.
He also heads the airline’s Strategic Planning and Revenue Optimization teams, which are critical functions and his teams play an integral role that support the airline’s commercial success.
Adnan joined Emirates in 1992. His career graph rose quickly, and he went on to successfully lead the airline’s commercial regions being appointed in senior management roles that included Senior Vice President Gulf, M.E. & Iran and Senior Vice President Africa.
His vast experience helped him transition into a leadership role to shape the airline’s strategy of growth in the areas of fleet planning, market expansion and governmental relations. He most recently held the role of Divisional Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Revenue Optimization & Aeropolitical Affairs.
Adnan graduated at the Al Ain University, UAE.
Adnan is on the board of Emirates Airline Foundation, which strives to improve the quality of life and the dignity of children caught in extreme poverty worldwide.