Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group’s Procurement and Supply Management team has held its annual “Collaborating for Sustainability “Symposium.
Attended by more than 500 representatives from local and international companies, the symposium aims to enhance further Etihad's partnership and collaboration with its vendors.
The event included presentations from Etihad executives as well as a workshop about the group’s new procurement policies and procedures. Forthcoming business opportunities were also provided to delegates.
Adil Al-Mulla, Vice President Group Procurement and Supply Management, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “Our supplier development strategy continue to support the global Etihad business and build strong business relationships in the UAE, around the MENA region, and across the globe.”
Mr Al Mulla also gave an overview of the group’s procurement policy and practices and reliance on transparency, integrity, accountability and strong governance.
He outlined the procurement and supply chain opportunities in areas such as corporate services, fuel, airline and inflight services, Etihad Airport Services and sustainability.
At the end of the symposium, the annual Etihad awards were presented to partners who had performed exceptionally in terms of providing reliable service, remarkable and innovative products and supporting the group’s operations.
-Ends-About Etihad Aviation GroupHeadquartered in Abu Dhabi, Etihad Aviation Group is a diversified global aviation and travel group driven by innovation and collaboration. Etihad Aviation Group comprises five business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates; Etihad Airways Engineering; Etihad Airport Services; Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners.About Etihad AirwaysFrom its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to 93 international passenger and cargo destinations with its fleet of 111 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was established by Royal (Emiri) Decree in July 2003. For more information, please visit: www.etihad.com.
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