New president at United Airlines Cargo

19 / 06 / 2014

  • A United Airlines B767-300

    A United Airlines B767-300

UNITED AIRLINES has appointed former KLM man Jan Krems as president of United Cargo and vice-president of the US carrier. 

He will be responsible for all aspects of the freight division, including sales, revenue management, customer service, product quality, marketing and technological solutions.

Krems, who reports to Greg Hart, United's executive vice-president and chief operating officer, has 27 years' experience at KLM Cargo.

The former vice-president of the Americas for Air France-KLM Cargo has lived and worked in Asia, the Middle East and in Europe.

"We are excited to have someone of Jan's talent and vast industry experience join United," enthuses Hart.

"Jan's record of business success and leadership excellence makes him uniquely qualified to lead United Cargo as we work to continue our recent improvements and regain our position as an industry leader."

Krems will be based at United's Chicago headquarters.