Emirates appoints new UK manager

Emirates appoints new UK manager

Middle eastern carrier Emirates has announced the appointment of Jon Sheppard as its new Manager, National Accounts for the UK.

Mr Sheppard will lead the sales management team in London to further develop commercial strategies and initiatives to drive Emirates’ business with corporate and trade partners.  He will report to Laurie Berryman, Emirates Vice President UK and starts work on 8th October.

Previously, Mr Sheppard was Field Sales Manager London & UK South at AIR FRANCE KLM, leading a team which also included Delta Air Lines and SkyTeam Alliance partners.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Sheppard revealed: “I look forward to joining Emirates at such an exciting time of growth for the airline and am looking forward to the challenges ahead in a highly competitive environment”.