Emirates names new country manager for Iraq

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Emirates has appointed Haitham Al Battawy as its country manager for Iraq, effective 2 October.

Al Battawy, a UAE citizen, will be based in Baghdad and will head Emirates' operations within the country, building revenue and expanding its commercial footprint, said the carrier.

Prior to the appointment, he served as the carrier's country manager for Libya and interim country manager for Oman.

In addition, he assisted as a task force leader for IATA while stationed in Libya.