Etihad Airways named Robert Strodel as the Abu Dhabi-based airline's first CEO. Strodel previously was head of cargo and mail for the two-year old carrier. Prior to that, he worked for Lufthansa and founded Lufthansa Cargo India in 1996, according to Etihad. He also managed an aviation consulting firm in Germany. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saif Al Nahyan, chairman of Etihad and DG of the Civil Aviation Dept. of Abu Dhabi, said Strodel "has contributed substantially to the considerable success ...

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