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Riad Chehayab joins IBBC Advisory Council

Riad Chehayab (pictured), Director of assurance and consultancy at Serco, has joined the Iraq Britain Company Council (IBBC) advisory council. Riad oversaw working air site visitors regulate for the Iraqi Governing administration in Baghdad for 10 years, and previously ran air functions for Serco Middle East.

Though in Iraq, Riad acted as an advisor to the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) and was dependable for the guidance of the Air Navigation Products and services provision, playing a foremost job in the efforts to different the services provision from the regulatory perform in Iraq’s aviation sector.

Riad started out his occupation as an Air Visitors Controller in Canada in advance of shifting to the Middle East in 2011. In 2018 he grew to become Region Manager- Iraq, representing Serco and all its in-region employees and responsible for buyer associations and trust setting up.

An entrepreneur at coronary heart, Riad was concerned in the management of many public and non-public businesses together with CEO of QWIP Systems Inc., a publicly traded Canadian firm which obtained a large sensitivity infrared technologies from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), CEO of Just one Planet Wireless, a cellular mobile phone technological know-how corporation and Director of Gold’s Gym Edmonton franchise, a conditioning procedure with 3 fitness centers serving above 7,000 members.

Riad explained:

“It is an honor for me to be a member of the advisory council for the Iraq British Business enterprise Council. The IBBC plays a vital position in Iraq, supporting the development of its economic climate and nurturing beneficial interactions concerning Iraqi and United kingdom providers. My get the job done in Iraq has allowed me to produce a deep knowing of the country’s aviation sector and I search ahead to contributing by the advisory council to the finest of my capability.”

Christophe Michels MD IBBC suggests:

“Riad is a prolonged-time period mate of IBBC, and it is a pleasure to have him be part of us in a personal capacity, and all the skills from aviation and transportation he provides, will further enhance our expertise in this location.”

(Supply: IBBC)