Maurice Flanagan

British businessman

Sir Maurice Flanagan KBE (17 October 1928 – 7 May 2015) was a British businessman. He was the founding CEO of Emirates. He was also the Executive Vice-Chairman of The Emirates Group.

Flanagan was born in Leigh, Lancashire. He was married to Audrey Bolton from 1955 until his death. They had three children. He lived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Flanagan died on 7 May 2015 in London, aged 86.[1]


  1. "Emirates founding CEO Sir Maurice Flanagan dies at 86". 7 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.