GUWAHATI, April 29: Rekibuddin Ahmed, an environmental professional from Assam has won the prestigious Young Executive Award 2022, announced by ACI Asia-Pacific on Thursday. Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific is the global body of airports that represents airports’ interests with governments and international organisations. Established in 2009, the Young Executive Award program continues to encourage the promulgation of innovative ideas and best practices from young professionals in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East airport community.
Ahmed did his schooling at Dalgaon Higher Secondary School in the Darrang district before completing his graduation in Physics at B Borooah College in Guwahati. He completed his M.Sc in Energy Systems from UPES, Dehradun and further completed the M. Tech in Energy and Environment from IIT, Delhi. He will be awarded a cash prize and scholarship to the ACI World Global Training Airport Operations Diploma Program. Delhi International Airport will also receive an additional scholarship to any ACI Global Training Leadership and Management Professional Certificate course, in support of its learning and development endeavours.
“We are extremely proud to have awarded the Young Executive Award to Rekibuddin Ahmed and an Honorable Mention to Emily Chan, recognising their outstanding achievements,” said Jean-Michel Ratron, director general of Aeroport de Tahiti, French Polynesia, who served as chair of the Panel of Judges for the program.