Abu Dhabi Airports Company Appoints Tony Douglas As New CEO

Douglas was formerly CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and replaces James Bennet.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), overseeing a multi-billion dollar airport expansion in the oil-rich emirate, on Saturday said it appointed Tony Douglas as its chief executive.

Douglas, formerly CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), replaces James Bennet who resigned a month ago, a statement from ADAC said.

Prior to joining ADPC, Douglas was CEO at London Heathrow and chief operating officer at Laing O’Rourke, the international construction group.

Abu Dhabi, capital of the UAE, is investing billions of dollars in tourism, industry and infrastructure as it diversifies its economy away from oil.

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