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Ghobash appointed director general of TCA Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, March 30, 2016

TCA Abu Dhabi Board of Directors has appointed Saeed Ghobash as the new director general of the authority.

In addition to his vast experience in spheres of strategic, investment and media affairs, Ghobash held several senior executive positions and has been a member of the governing bodies of key government entities.

Ghobash was a director in the office of Strategic Affairs at the Crown Prince Court. He also served as acting chief executive officer and chief operating officer at Abu Dhabi Media Company.

The director general earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an Executive MBA from IMD.

Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of TCA Abu Dhabi, said: “Ghobash’s appointment is a result of the board’s confidence in his ability to further drive performance in line with the vision and strategy of the authority, while working closely with our partners in both government and private sectors, towards the development of the infrastructure that supports the sector as well as the delivery of key tourism projects.

TCA Abu Dhabi manages the emirate’s tourism sector and promotes it internationally through a wide range of activities and major events, aimed at attracting both culturally sensitive visitors and increased investment. The authority also focuses on the promotion and preservation of Abu Dhabi’s cultural heritage, paying special attention to its historic and archaeological sites. - TradeArabia News Service

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