Leadership Succession Plan Starting Becoming ‘Fruitful’: Ethiopian Airlines CEO

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian Group boss says Ethiopia airline’s long-term leadership succession plan starting to show fruits after fifteen of its management staffs graduated in Master of Business Administration or MBA on Saturday.

The management staff graduated in MBA degree after taking the program which was arranged by the Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest Aviation Academy in Africa, in collaboration with the Open University.



Ethiopian Group CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam, congratulated the graduates on their successful completion of the MBA program.

“I am very happy to see this day in which our long-term leadership succession plan is starting to show fruits as members of our senior management team graduate from the renowned, the Open University from which I also graduated some 20 years ago,” the CEO said.

The graduates are higher management staff of the airline who have been attending the MBA program in the UK-based University.

“We at Ethiopian strongly believe that education is the greatest differentiator of our world and we are investing adequately in continuous training of our valuable Human Resources,” Tewolde said

The globally acclaimed Ethiopian Aviation Academy is playing a crucial role in catering educated and trained aviation professionals for Ethiopian in particular and for the African aviation sector in general.

The academy has a huge role in preparing competent and qualified staff for all sectors of the aviation, according to the Airlines.

Apart from programs provided solely by the academy, it also collaborates with other training centres to facilitate a wider range of training in various areas.

The Aviation Academy has already received the license to be an Aviation University and will soon start accepting students to be enrolled in different programs.

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