Browsing: Tewolde Gebremariam

  • Since he became the CEO in 2011 to his retirement in 2022, yearly turnover grew from US$1 billion to US$4.5 billion
  • Ethiopian Airlines’ fleet increased from 33 to 131 planes, and passengers grew from 3 million to 12 million passengers a year
  • Tewolde explained that his decision to resign came after advice from his doctors to concentrate on his health

Last week, Mr Ato Tewolde Gebremariam, The Chief Executive of Ethiopian Airlines, retired for undisclosed health reasons. The Airlines will remember the honourable man for the revolution he brought from the day he got the main man job. Since he became the CEO in 2011 to his retirement in 2022, yearly turnover grew from US$1 billion to US$4.5 billion. The fleet increased from 33 to 131 planes, and passengers grew from 3 million to 12 million passengers a year.

He started working for the Ethiopian in 1985 as a transportation …