Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has announced the following two promotions with an effective date in the third quarter of 2022: Sinan Kahya has been promoted to the role of Chief Financial Officer, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Melissa Closa has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Accounting Officer, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.
Kahya joined DAE in 2014 and has previously been responsible for Corporate Development, Financial Planning and Analysis, Fixed Income Investor Relations and interfacing with credit rating agencies. Kahya has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mathematics, a master’s degree in Corporate Finance and Banking and is a CFA charterholder.
Closa joined DAE in 2008 and has been previously responsible for almost all groups within the accounting function. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).