The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has appointed Tamer El-Kallawi as the chief executive officer, he has been the acting CEO since 2012.
The currently underway turnaround strategy was his idea. During his tenure as Acting CEO El-Kallawi has spearheaded a vigorous transformation agenda which has resulted in vast improvements in safety and security of airport management as well as employee relations.
"As NAC opens this new chapter, the NAC Board is confident that El-Kallawi will lead the company forward," Ndeuhala Katonyala Chairperson of the NAC Board of Directors said. "He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, drive innovation and growth, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that his passion for aviation will help ensure that NAC continues to deliver world-class airports development and management," Katonyala adds.
El-Kallawi, a Chartered Accountant by profession with vast leadership experience in Namibia, is excited about his new role as CEO of NAC. "I am grateful to have been asked to take this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie in our future," says El-Kallawi.“NAC our world-class aviation assets combined with the incredible talent and passion of the NAC team provide us with a unique opportunity to shape the future of airport management. I look forward to seeing through the implementation of the company’s strategic plan as we develop and manage eight national airports to the best of our abilities as well as drive sustainable and profitable growth for years to come.”