Who’s Who: Fahd Hamzh Cynndy, CEO of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries

Fahd Hamzh Cynndy
Fahd Hamzh Cynndy
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Updated 20 February 2021

Who’s Who: Fahd Hamzh Cynndy, CEO of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries

Who’s Who: Fahd Hamzh Cynndy, CEO of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries

Fahd Hamzh Cynndy was recently appointed CEO of Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI). He has also been named an executive board member at Saudi Ground Services (SGS). 

SAEI is a world-class maintenance, repair and overhaul organization, one of the largest and most experienced of its kind in the MENA region.

Prior to this position, Cynndy served as CEO of SGS, 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 has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Western New England University, Massachusetts and did an MBA at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Cynndy attended a certificate course in leadership tailored for executives at Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2019. He has more than 6,300 flight hours and has obtained an 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 worked for Saudi Aramco as manager of its aviation department from 1995 to 2019.

He worked for nearly 33 months as a part-time vice chairman of the Gulf Flight Safety Aviation (GFSA), beginning in March 2018, before becoming its chairman.

SAEI and Prince Sultan Aviation Academy recently signed an agreement with the US Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in the field of exchanging training experiences, qualifying national cadres and enhancing the quality of training in the field of aircraft maintenance.