Panellists

Ziad

Ziad Al Hazmi

Lufthansa Technik Middle East

CEO

Ziad Al Hazmi was born on June 25th, 1973. After achieving his high school degree at the International School of Choueifat in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates, he studied Aeronautical Engineering at the Queen Mary and Westfield College of the University of London. He graduated in 1994 as a Bachelor of Engineering with a final year project on the design of leading edges of aircraft wings with laminar flow control and de-icing systems.

After several appointments in the aviation industry, for example at Sharjah International Airport and MTU Friedrichshafen, Ziad Al Hazmi joined Lufthansa Technik in 1999, initially working as the company’s representative with Saudi Arabian Airlines in Jeddah. From 2005 to 2009 he held the post of Senior Regional Manager Sales with responsibilities for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. In this capacity he played a material part in setting up and expanding the leading role of Lufthansa Technik in the Middle East region. In January 2010 Ziad al Hazmi took the position of General Manager Gulf.

In October 2011 Ziad al Hazmi was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Technik Middle East Services in Dubai. Ziad al Hazmi is married and has four children.