Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Page appointed Emirates US sales manager

Page appointed Emirates US sales manager

Industry veteran Michael Page has been appointed as the new sales manager for the United States at Emirates Airline.

Mr Page, who has over 20 years experience in the airline and travel industry, has previously spent a number of years with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), including time as the airline’s director of passenger sales for the Americas.

The role saw him developed and implemented new business strategies to increase SAS product awareness, revenue, market share and company profitability.

Page also held positions with the company including head of SAS sales for the UK and Ireland, business sales manager and key account manager.

Based in New York, Mr Page will report to James Baxter, Emirates’ vice president for North America.

Announcing the appointment Mr Baxter stated: “We are delighted to welcome Michael Page to the Emirates team.

“His proven track record in our competitive industry will be invaluable as Emirates continues on its path of international growth.”

A UK native, Michael Page received a BA with honours in business studies from the University of Bristol after receiving a Higher National Diploma in travel management from the University of Plymouth.


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