Dr. Othman Al Khoori

Deputy CEO

Othman KKhoori

Dr. Othman Al Khoori joined Abu Dhabi Airports in July 2018 as Deputy CEO. Previous to joining Abu Dhabi Airports, Dr. Al Khoori worked at Mubadala Petroleum, where he led strategic transformations and executed an organisational restructuring and optimization exercise to ensure sustainability of the company portfolio across the board. He also played an active role in his capacity as an independent advisor and member in the HR Steering Committee to both ADNOC and the National Media Council for HR transformation projects and initiatives. Prior to Mubadala Petroleum, Dr. Othman served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Abu Dhabi Airports. He played a key role in the embedding of latest HR practices across Abu Dhabi Airports. He led the establishment and growth of the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS), which achieved accreditation from key international aviation organisations, and becoming the world’s first Gold ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS certified center; and becoming ICAO’s Regional Training Centre of Excellence for the Middle East. Dr. Othman holds a Doctorate in Strategy, Programs & Project Management from Lille Graduate School of Management, Paris, France. He also holds Master of Aeronautical Science and a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management degrees, both from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida, USA. He has a total of 24 years of experience, primarily in the Aviation and Oil & Gas industry. He has the experience of working in a wide range of functions such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Business Development, Training and Human Resources. He has built a successful track record throughout his career in driving organizational capabilities based on business needs, leading major HR transformation programs, which has led to his winning the prestigious “GOV HR LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD” for 2017. He is also a well-known speaker at many local and international conferences in the aviation and oil and gas sector.

Other Senior Executive Management members

Bryan Thompson Maarten de Groof Ahmed Al Shamsi

Bryan Thompson

Chief Executive Officer 

Maarten de Groof

Chief Commercial Officer

Ahmed Juma Al Shamsi

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Sulaiman AL Siksek Mohammed Katheeri Saeed Al Zaabi

Sulaiman Daood Al Siksek

Acting Chief Programs Officer

Mohammed Al Katheeri

SVP Strategy & Communications

Saeed Khalfan Al Zaabi

Senior Vice President Procurement & Logistics

Iftikhar Khan

Iftikhar Khan

General Counsel & Board Secretary 


Award-winning Company

Since 2006 Abu Dhabi Airports has been receiving numerous prestigious awards from prominent international and local organizations in acknowledgement of its operational excellence, as well as marketing, training and corporate responsibility initiatives.

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