Oman Air has appointed Philippe Georgiou as the airline's new chief Officer of Corporate Affairs. He will also be the Official Spokesperson for the airline.
Philippe will be responsible for marketing, corporate communications and media, customer relations, emergency response, Government relations, and legal affairs.
Philippe lived in the Middle East most of his life and has 30 years of experience that spans technical, operational, marketing, business development, public relations and general management, the airline said in a statement.
He joined Cadbury Schweppes in 1977 and, heading their operations unit, helped their expansion plans into the Near East and the Gulf.
At Coca-Cola as from 1990, Philippe led the business unit that implemented the re-entry of the company in the MENA after an absence of 25 years.
On his new role, Philippe said, "I am very happy to be joining Oman Air, which has tremendous opportunities that can be capitalised on. My main priority would be to support the aggressive expansion plan of the airline by providing expanded corporate support and enhanced communications, internally and externally'.