Mr. Nigusu Worku

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Mr. Nigusu Worku is the Regional Director, Sales and Services of Ethiopian Airlines with overall responsibility for the USA market and airport operations.

After Attending Addis Ababa University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management and working in another industry for few years, Mr. Worku joined Ethiopian Airlines in 2004 as a college trainee.  In those early years at the airline, he served in variety of roles including assisting the COO and the CEO where he followed up variety of special projects.  While assisting members of the C-Suite, Mr. Worku continued his education at Addis Ababa University, and earned a Master of Arts Degree in Marketing Management.  He served as interim country manager in Equatorial Guinea and in Canada before being appointed as the Country Manager, Canada in 2013. There, he headed up Marketing and sales as well as airport operations.

Since his assignment in the USA in April 2015, Mr. Worku has been leading the sales and operations of Ethiopian Airlines in the highly competitive airline business environment in the states.

He currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia with his spouse and two sons.