Nigerian Clinches Emirates’ In-House Leadership Award

Samuel Adekanmbi, Team Leader at Lagos Ticket Office Nigeria


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Emirates has rewarded its top performers in the Leadership Award ceremony which held in Dubai recently.


A Nigerian, Mr. Samuel Babatunde Adekanmbi emerged as one of three finalists for the internal recognition.


The Leadership Award, established in 2016 is targeted towards employees in the Retail and Contact Sales under the Customer Sales and Service Team Leaders division, across all regions, after evaluating their performance for the year 2017 – 2018.

From left to right: Thierry Antinori – Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer., Samuel Adekanmbi CSSTL, Lagos, Nigeria


“I am thrilled to be one of this year’s Leadership Award winners’, Adekanmbi said, after receiving the accolade.



“To be recognised for my contribution and team work by an organization like Emirates is extremely gratifying and humbling, and I am proud to be a part of an organisation that values its employees the way Emirates does”, he added.

op 5 finalist from left to right: Mohammed Kaleem, Retail Head at Hyderabad Ticket Office, India., Mah Yee Yen, Retail Head at Singapore Ticket Office, Samuel Adekanmbi, Team Leader at Lagos Ticket Office Nigeria, James Stambach, Acting Operations Manager at Manchester Contact Centre, United Kingdom., Majid Sadek, Operations Manager at Dubai Contact Centre United Arab Emirates

Other finalists of the Leadership Award included employees from India, UK, UAE and Singapore.


Emirates operates in about 161 destinations across 86 countries. The airline flies from Lagos to Dubai 14 times, that is, 2 times daily in a week;  and from Abuja to Dubai, it flies 4 times in a week.

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