Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Gulf Air names key official

Manama: Gulf Air has appointed Richard Hirsch as the regional general manager for the Indian sub continent.
Hirsch comes to Gulf Air bringing with him a wealth of experience of over 18 years gained from British Airways (BA) in various commercial roles.
He has held several positions at BA's headquarters and overseas, which include strategic sales roles in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
He played a key role in the commercial strategic development and direction of BA in the region for the last five years.
Hirsch also oversaw the airline's commercial contingency plans for the Middle East post 9/11 and the successful move to offline selling in Saudi Arabia after the suspension of BA flights to the region.
31/10/06 Trade Arabia, Bahrain