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Boeing Appoints Kuljit Ghata-Aura as President – Middle East, Turkey and Africa

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(30 Sep 2021) Kuljit Ghata-Aura has been appointed President of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), excluding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Kuljit will be based in Dubai and will be responsible for leading all companywide activities and developing and implementing strategies for a region that is home to some of Boeing’s largest commercial, defense and services customers.

Kuljit Ghata-Aura. Click to enlarge.

Kuljit previously served as the regional counsel for Boeing India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa for almost six years.

He succeeds Bernie Dunn, who is leaving Boeing after more than nine years with the company in the region.

“It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Kuljit Ghata-Aura as the new president of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Kuljit brings a wealth of experience to the role from many of Boeing’s most important markets and businesses, including the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region, where he has spent considerable time. I look forward to working with Kuljit to drive further growth in the region,” said Sir Michael Arthur, president, Boeing International. “We thank Bernie for his great contribution to the growth of Boeing’s presence in the META region over the last seven years and wish him well for the future.”

Boeing has offices in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, South Africa, Egypt, Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company also has several industrial and academic partnerships in the region.

“I am delighted to return to the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region in this significant leadership role and rejoin my colleagues as we continue to focus on partnering with all stakeholders in one of the fastest-growing and important markets for the company in META,” said Kuljit. “Boeing has a strong presence in the region and there continues to be unique opportunities. We are, and continue to be, committed to working closely with the civil aviation and defense authorities and our customers to help achieve the region’s aerospace ambitions and objectives.”

Kuljit joined Boeing in 2010 and has held several leadership roles for the company in Europe, Russia, Israel, India and the META region.

In addition to being the regional counsel for Boeing India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa for almost six years, he also held the role of director of market development for UAE from 2015-16.

Prior to joining Boeing, Kuljit was a partner at a large international firm practicing cross border mergers and acquisitions.

He is a graduate of Oxford University in England.

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