Huraiz joined Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) in September 2009 as the Chief Commercial Officer.
Brought on board to help direct and drive the growing commercialization agenda at ADAC, Huraiz is responsible for building momentum, optimizing returns and delivering on the policy agenda of the Government of Abu Dhabi. In addition, he oversees all aspects of commercial development including cargo, airport services, property and business developments, as well as retail, in-flight catering and advertising business.
An MBA graduate in marketing from the American University in USA, Huraiz started his career with the erstwhile Dubai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in 1999 as the Manager of Press Relations and Communications in the Marketing and Corporate Communications Directorate.
Apart from his managerial position, he also headed the ‘Dubai International Airport Cares’ Team, which plays a central role for enhancing customer service at the Airport. He was also appointed as Secretary General of the DCA and was named as the official spokesperson for the Department. After five successful years; Huraiz was appointed as the Director of the Commercial Directorate in September 2005.
When Dubai Airports Company was created in 2007, Huraiz was appointed as the Vice President of the Commercial Unit. He also represented Dubai Airports as a Board Member for Emirates In-flight Catering, and seated in the Board of Dubai Cares and Dubai Rent Committee.