Mr Emile Nguza Arao has been appointed the new Director General of Kenya Civil Aviation Authority with effect from 22nd April this year.
Arao who is currently the Executive Director at the East African Community’s Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency takes over from the current Director General Capt Gilbert M. Kibe.
Announcing the appointment, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Mr James Macharia, said the appointment follows a successful recruitment process by the Board of Directors at Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
In a press statement to newsrooms, the CS said the new Director General is recognized for steering the East African Community’s Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency to become the number two regional safety oversight organization globally as ranked by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Emile is talented and an accomplished Aviation professional holding a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Aircraft Engineering technology, has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in Aviation with a specialization in Aviation Systems Management both obtained from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in United States of America.
By Bernadette Khaduli