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.
John Bevan has been appointed Divisional Senior Vice President for Travel and will oversee all aspects of dnata’s travel business, managing a portfolio of over 30 reputable B2B and consumer brands across more than 20 countries.
Stewart Angus has been appointed Divisional Senior Vice President for Airport Operations. Stewart has been managing dnata’s international ground handling and cargo business since 2004. 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.
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.
A trusted partner of over 300 airline customers, dnata provides quality and safe ground handling, cargo, catering and travel services in 35 countries. 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 US$ 3.0 billion.