The Former Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, GCEO, Tewolde GebreMariam has been award the Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
According to adsadvance.co.uk, the awards celebration, held in London saw leaders in aviation, aerospace and space recognised for their significant contributions to industry and education in areas of leadership, high-speed propulsion systems, fluid dynamics and aerodynamics among others.
Peter Round FRAeS, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society said: “The RAeS Awards offers an opportunity to recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions from senior executives and future leaders within engineering, defence, flight operations, training, space, research and education annually.
“The achievements of this year’s award winners showcase the ongoing innovation and commitment to excellence that exists across the breadth of our global aerospace, aviation and space industries and we congratulate them on their accomplishments and success.”
Honorary Fellowships mark the world’s highest distinction for aerospace achievement, awarded only for the most outstanding contributions to the aerospace profession.
Mr Tewolde Gebremariam, former Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group, now at Delta Airlines as Senior Strategic Advisor. Mr Gebremariam is awarded Honorary Fellowship for his devotion in the development of aviation and the growth of the most profitable airline in Africa.
Responding via his Linkedin page, the former Ethiopian Airlines GCEO, said: “I am immensely delighted but also humbled to receive this award which is the world’s highest distinction for aerospace achievement. I thank the Royal Aeronautical Society for recognizing my 37 years of dedicated services to the development of Aviation and for giving me this prestigious award. I also thank all the people who have helped me in the achievement of the extra ordinary results, especially in my Ethiopian Airlines CEO role in the last eleven years. In a different role, I will continue my contribution to the growth of aviation. Thank you again.”