Fahd Hamzh Cynndy, CEO of the Saudi Ground Services

Fahd Hamzh Cynndy
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Updated 22 September 2020

Fahd Hamzh Cynndy, CEO of the Saudi Ground Services

  • Cynndy did an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in China

Fahd Hamzh Cynndy has been the CEO of the Saudi Ground Services (SGS) since 2019.
SGS is the driving force behind the efficient, safe, and courteous ground handling of passengers and aircraft at 28 airports in Saudi Arabia.
Cynndy obtained an associate degree in commercial aviation at North Dakota University in the US. He did a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Western New England University, Massachusetts. He did an MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in China.
Cynndy also attended a certificate course in leadership tailored for executives at Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2019. Cynndy also has more than 6,300 flight hours and has obtained the American Federal License for Commercial Aviation. He is an IATA-certified aviation instructor.
Since 2019, Cynndy has been a part-time vice chairman of the Helicopter Company, which was established in 2018. He has also been a board member of the Saudi Amad for Airport Services and Transport since 2019. He has also worked for Saudi Aramco as manager of its aviation department from 1995 to 2019. On Monday, the SGS signed a memorandum of understanding to develop its technologies to disinfect aircraft and all Saudi airports to ensure the safety and health of passengers.
Cynndy said that the safe return of air traffic requires high-quality technical and preventive efforts.


Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

Updated 22 October 2020

Saudi King praises role of women at W20 summit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has praised the exceptional role played by women during the coronavirus pandemic.
In a speech delivered at the end of the W20, the G20 women’s engagement group, on Wednesday, King Salman said: “I would like to express my gratitude to the Women 20 Engagement Group for their remarkable efforts and commitment to deliver their agenda during these unprecedented times caused by the COVID -19 pandemic.”
The Saudi king described women as the source of evolution for any society and said that without empowered women it is difficult to reform societies. 
“Women are the main source of development for any society. Hence, without empowered women, it is almost impossible to implement any societal reforms given that women form half of the societies and they are the ones who raise up generations. Women has proven through history their remarkable role in leading change and in decision making.”
The king noted that Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the G20 has dedicated special attention to discussing policies related to women across different ministerial and working group meetings.