KAMPALA – Emirates has appointed John Gemin as its new Country Manager for Uganda.
Gemin, whose appointment was effective from December 17, 2018, is now responsible for Emirates’ overall business in Uganda.
He oversees sales and service functions for the airline’s passenger, cargo, management and airport operations and reports directly to Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations Africa.
Gemin holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Management Studies obtained from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam.
He has worked with Emirates for four years, during which time he served as Business Analysis Manager within the Commercial Operations covering mainly the Latin American markets.
Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I am honoured and very excited to be leading the Emirates operations in Uganda. I look forward to working with our local team of dedicated and talented staff to ensure Emirates growth and continued success in the market.”
Emirates flies daily between Entebbe and Dubai.