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
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
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.