Abu Dubai Airports appoint Polmans as new VP of business development & regulatory affairs

Published: Monday, March 14, 2022

Abu Dhabi Airports has appointed air cargo stalwart Steven Polmans as its new vice president of business development & regulatory affairs at Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ).

In his new role, Polmans will establish an integrated long-term strategic plan for ADAFZ, oversee regulatory affairs and compliance matters and be responsible for new projects from inception to completion.

Polmans is current chairman of Tiaca and also previously worked as chief customer officer at Nallian, was the founder and chairman of Air Cargo Belgium and was director of cargo and logistics at Brussels Airport.

“We are excited to have Steven on board and we are confident his experience in both aviation and cargo would help drive further expansion at Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone that is a fast-growing business and an increasingly attractive option for businesses that wish to set up in Abu Dhabi and leverage our strategic location, excellent connectivity through three international airports and a wide range of landside and airside facilities,” said Francois Bourienne, chief commercial officer, Abu Dhabi Airports.