The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) announced the promotion of Atif Elkadi to Deputy Executive Director, a newly created position in which he will play an expanded role in the operation and administration of the airport. Elkadi will maintain his current responsibilities for marketing, communications and external affairs.
Mr. Elkadi has been Chief Commercial Officer for Ontario International Airport (ONT), responsible for a broad portfolio of communication activities including community engagement, social media, marketing, advertising and public relations. Elkadi joined ONT in November 2017.
Elkadi was previously senior corporate communications manager at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport where he developed the airport’s communications strategy and implemented its strategic communications initiatives. He also managed internal communications, customer service communications and social media for Dubai International Airport.
Elkadi holds a Master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California, Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.