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15. Shareef Al Hashmi

Company: Abu Dhabi Airports

Designation: CEO

Country: U.A.E.

Nationality: Emirati

Sector: Aviation

Al Hashmi has been in his current role since 2020. Abu Dhabi International Airport supports 103 destinations and welcomed 5.26 million passengers in 2021. It is currently building a midfield terminal building that will increase Abu Dhabi Airport’s overall capacity from 23 million passengers per year to 45 million. Al Hashmi has more than 20 years of aviation experience and has previously held roles at the Tawazun Economic Council, Presidential Flight, and Royal Jet.