Talel Kamel has been named vice president Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace in the Middle East and Africa to further increase the company’s focus and footprint in the region and deliver higher value to customers.
Customer & Account Management supports the development and implementation of Collins Aerospace customer initiatives and facilitating internal and external collaboration among customers, the Collins Aerospace team and the industry.
Through his executive leadership and regional insight, Kamel will create Collins Aerospace’s enterprise strategy for the Middle East and Africa with a focus on delivering new growth. He previously was managing director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa for Rockwell Collins.
“Kamel’s extensive experience of conducting business across the aerospace and defense industry in the Middle East and Africa will be key asset to develop Collins Aerospace and provide accretive growth,” said Henry Brooks, President Customer & Account Management for Collins Aerospace. “His strong relationships and success in designing regional partnerships are critical aspects of our strategic plan to support and develop new and emerging business opportunity in the region.”
Kamel held several sales and business development management positions for Government Systems in North Africa and the United Arab Emirates. Before joining Rockwell Collins, he was a flight physics engineer at Airbus and programs director at Strata Manufacturing PJSC, a Mubadala company.
Kamel holds a Master of Science degree in Thermodynamics from Ecole Centrale Paris, France, and a Master of Science degree in Aerodynamics from the University of Stuttgart, Germany.