AviaDev Africa, the premier platform dedicated to developing air connectivity to, from and within the African continent, is pleased to announce that Mr Rodger Foster, CEO and Managing Director of Airlink, has been awarded the prestigious Ato Girma Wake Award for his outstanding contribution to Route Development in Africa.
Since 2018, AviaDev has presented one distinguished leader in aviation with this annual award for their contribution to route development in Africa.
Previous winners include: Adefunke Adeyemi, Regional Director, Advocacy and Strategic Relations, Africa – IATA; Raphael Kuuchi, Special Envoy on Aero-political Affairs, IATA; Chris Zweigenthal, Chief Executive, Airlines Association of Southern Africa and Sanjeev Gadhia, Founder and CEO, Astral Aviation.
The Ato Girma Wake Award is voted for by all members of the AviaDev Africa advisory board and presented annually to an individual that has demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation in promoting connectivity and improving the aviation industry in Africa.
This year, the award ceremony will take place during the AviaDev Africa 2023 event in Nairobi, Kenya, in June.