Abel Alemu is the Regional Manager at Ethiopian Airlines. His career started as a marketing officer in the Customer Loyalty Department where he managed and promoted the Frequent Flyer Program for Ethiopian Airlines along with other experienced team members. He later moved to the cargo department of the airline where he assumed several sales positions before leading the country Sales Team as Cargo Sales Manager - for Ethiopia. He was assigned as Cargo Manager for the Gulf Region based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Since September 2015, he assumed a new role as Regional Manager for Southern Africa looking after the overall operation of Ethiopian Airlines in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Reunion, Namibia, Madagascar and Mauritius. He holds Economics (B.A) and Marketing Management (M.A) degrees.