dnata enhances global leadership team with key appointments

Staff Correspondent

29 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

dnata, one of the world’s largest air and travel services providers and a sister concern of Emirates Group, has enhanced its global leadership team, announcing key senior management appointments.

The new set-up will help the company decisively adapt to changing global trends, drive synergies and efficiencies across its operations, and continue to deliver excellent services and value to customers, said a press release.

John Bevan has been appointed Divisional Senior Vice President for Travel who will oversee all aspects of dnata’s travel business.

Stewart Angus has been appointed Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations.  In his new role, he will also lead the company’s extensive airport operations at the two Dubai airports in the United Arab Emirates, ensuring world-class quality and safety for airline customers in a total of 14 countries.

In addition, Robin Padgett, who has been leading dnata’s global catering operations for seven years, will also expand his responsibilities and become Divisional Senior Vice President for Catering and Retail.  Robin will manage a team of dedicated culinary and retail professionals delivering superior, innovative products and services to customers across various industries in 12 countries.

All of dnata’s three Divisional Senior Vice Presidents will report to Steve Allen, Executive Vice President.

In the financial year 2019-20 dnata’s customer-oriented teams handled 681,000 aircraft, moved 2.9 million tons of cargo, uplifted more than 93 million meals and recorded a total transaction value (TTV) of travel services of $3billion.