Alexander Nwuba | Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Alexander Nwuba, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, SmileAir

Alexander Nwuba is the Managing Director & CEO of Smile Air Ghana Ltd., and Executive Vice President, Africa for Smile Holdings Ltd. He is responsible for its aviation activities in Nigeria, Ghana, Niger and Liberia; from airport development to airlines that will offer local and regional operations across multiple markets in the region to its MRO activities.
Prior to Smile Air, Mr. Nwuba was the Deputy Managing Director of West African Airlines (Westair) where he oversaw the airline’s Strategy, Planning and Marketing.
He was the Accountable Manager and Chief Executive officer of Associated Airlines, Nigeria, where he was responsible for a 300% passenger revenue growth, 200% cargo revenue 400% Charter revenue growth in one year.


VIP Conference Day 1 @ 09:50

Aviation leadership panel: Putting Africa’s aviation industry on the map

  • The shifting landscape: how to cut the fat, not the muscle
  • Trends: Using digitisation to reduce operating costs
  • Dealing with growing customer expectations while seeking sustainable profitability
  • Long term business strategies – what will unlock growth?
  • Investment, development, infrastructure, and ROI
  • Leadership in turbulent times
  • Partner strategically
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