Hendrik Du Preez
Vice President Sales - Africa
A business leader with over 20 years of commercial leadership experience, Hendrik has developed and grown the commercial operations for some of the world’s best travel brands including Wings Corporate travel, Emirates and now Qatar Airways. Since joining Qatar Airways as Vice President for Africa Regions in September 2020, he has played a vital role overseeing the airline’s commercial success and growth in the region. Not only did he manage to turnaround low performing markets and make them profitable, but also took bold decisions such as expanding a travel network at the height of the Covid19 pandemic decisions that paid off. Hendrik is a key contributor to Qatar Airway’s goal of being the World’s Best Airline and enjoys working in both established and developing markets considering his multi dimensional experience across Sales and Marketing, Commercial Management, Public Affairs and Government Relations, Trade Relations and Strategy Development.