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Tony Douglas

6. Tony Douglas

Company: Etihad Aviation Group

Designation: Group CEO

Country: U.A.E.

Nationality: British

Sector: Aviation

Douglas was appointed CEO of the Etihad Aviation Group in January 2018. The U.A.E.’s national carrier has 64 operating aircraft and carried a million passengers in the first half of 2021. In October 2021, Etihad Airways announced that it had raised $1.2 billion through a sustainability-linked loan. Douglas has over 20 years of experience. Previously, he served as CEO of the Defence Equipment and Support Department at the U.K.’s Ministry of Defense, and as CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports and Abu Dhabi Ports Company.