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Who’s Who: Bader Albedair, head of public relations and communications for Boeing in the Middle East

Bader Albedair has been the head of public relations and communications for Boeing in the Middle East since 2020.

Albedair’s current role includes leading media affairs, developing communications strategies, improving the company’s partnerships with leading stakeholders and acting as a spokesperson for the countries of the  Gulf Cooperation Council, besides reinforcing Boeing’s image internally and externally.

Before his current role with Boeing, Albedair was the communications lead for Boeing Saudi Arabia since 2013.

With more than 18 years of experience in the field, Albedair is a seasoned communication and PR executive.

Albedair started his career with Almarai Co. in 2005 as a PR officer working at corporate headquarters. He then joined BAE Systems Saudi Arabia in 2007 as a PR specialist. Throughout his stint with BAE Systems, he held several managerial positions, including senior PR supervisor.

In BAE Systems, he developed and produced the annual plan for PR programs, including exhibitions, sponsorships initiatives and advertising.

In addition, he was the point of contact for the PR programs. He maintained day-to-day relations with customers, including the Saudi government, departments and agencies, and built a positive view of the company among the local customers.

He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute, International Public Relations Association of Gulf Cooperation Council and Current Market Outlook Council.

In 2005, Albedair achieved a degree in marketing from Jubail Industrial University. He completed a two-year management and leadership program at the Chartered Management Institute in 2012. The following year, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Open University.

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