Embraer names new executives for Commercial Aviation business unit
They are Ron Baur and Hussein Dabbas
Embraer announces the appointment of Ron Baur as Senior Vice President Strategy and Hussein Dabbas as General Manager Special Projects for Middle East & Africa. Both executives joined the Commercial Aviation business unit to strengthen Embraer’s global marketing & sales team and will report to Arjan Meijer, Chief Commercial Officer, effective as of June 4th, 2018.
Ron Baur brings to the industry over 25 years of experience acquiring mainline and regional aircraft for one of the largest airlines in the world. Prior to joining Embraer, he held positions of increasing responsibility in Operations and Finance at Continental and United Airlines culminating as the Vice President of Fleet at United Airlines. During Ron’s tenure, he managed a fleet of more than 1,200 mainline and regional aircraft and justified the acquisition of more than 750 new aircraft. He was responsible for launching aircraft such as the B-787, 737/900ER, 737MAX10, A-350/1000 and enhanced E-175.
Hussein Dabbas joins the Brazilian company bringing 40 years of solid experience in corporate aircraft and airline business, having held several global leadership positions. At Royal Jordanian Airlines as Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member, prior to that he managed all commercial and passenger activities, including Marketing and Sales, Airport and inflight Services, Catering and Product. As Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East at International Air Transport Association (IATA), he helped to promote and protect the interest of the air transport industry. He has been Board Member and Vice Chairman of the Arab Jordan Investment Bank.
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