Emirates Airline Festival of Literature has appointed a new festival director, Ahlam Bolooki, and a new chief operating officer, Jennifer Malton.
Previously Bolooki was the head of regional campaigns at Dubai Tourism, and before that, she worked in marketing and communications at Jumeirah group.
Meanwhile Malton has nine years of experience at Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship at Dubai World Trade Center as the official show secretary.
Isobel Abulhoul, the festival's founding director, will continue as c.e.o. and trustee of the Emirates Literature Foundation, focusing on year-long initiatives as well as the overall strategy for the Emirates Literature Foundation.
She said: “I am delighted to welcome two wonderful people to our management team. Ahlam and Jennifer have both demonstrated their passion and drive for the Festival in previous roles. Their skills will be a huge asset as the Festival moves forward to its second decade, championing reading in the UAE and upholding its reputation as one of the leading international literary festivals in the world.”
Established in 2009, the Festival, 11th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature will be held from 28th February to 9th March 2019.
More information about the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature can be found at its website.
Ahlam Bolooki, Isobel Abulhoul and Jennifer Malton
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