Elabyad Appointed IRF Vice-President for International Programs & Member Services
December 13, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — Magid Elabyad, a long-serving IRF staff member is appointed Vice-President for International Programs & Member Services with immediate effect. In this role, Elabyad will oversee the IRF’s training programs and regional capacity building initiatives in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa as well as East Asia, and contribute to building stronger relationships with members throughout these regions.
“Magid has served IRF in several key roles since joining my team in 2005,” noted C. Patrick Sankey, IRF President & CEO. “Important pillars of our program, including our highly-regarded executive seminars on Performance Based Contracts, would not exist without Magid’s tireless efforts and constant engagement with IRF members. Magid’s promotion to this new role reflects the growing interest expressed by our members for regional knowledge sharing services which emerged during the 17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition.”
“Working at the IRF has been a truly rewarding experience," Elabyad said. "I have a passion for our industry and the achievements of our members as they help build a better world. I hope to utilize my new position to help further the IRF’s mission of promoting better, safer and more sustainable roads by further expanding IRF’s international training and capacity building initiatives. I believe there are many valuable experiences and a great deal of knowledge to be shared, and the IRF is the ideal conduit to make this happen.”
Mr. Elabyad graduated from the George Mason University with a degree in Decision Sciences / Management Information Systems. He is a currently an MBA candidate at Ohio University.
For more information, contact Mr. C. Patrick Sankey at + 1 703 535 1001.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_separator color="grey"][vc_raw_html]JTNDYnIlM0UlMEElM0NiciUzRQ==[/vc_raw_html][vc_column_text]The International Road Federation, founded in 1948, is a not-for-profit, non-political organization with the mission to encourage and promote development and maintenance of better, safer and more sustainable roads and road networks. With a membership network in 90 countries across six continents, the IRF believes it can make a difference by providing best practices and expert advice to today’s multi-faceted world of transport.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]