Tiaca adds new board members

20 / 09 / 2017

  • Ramesh Mamidala (L) Sanjeev Gadhia  (R)

    Ramesh Mamidala (L) Sanjeev Gadhia (R)

Tiaca has added two new board members, representing the ground handling and cargo carrier sectors.

Ramesh Mamidala is chief executive of New Delhi, India-based, Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management, and brings over 22 years’ air cargo experience to the post.

Mamidala previously worked as senior manager Qatar Aviation Services (QAS) Cargo for Qatar Airways and Manager Cargo Hub and Product Development at Emirates SkyCargo. Prior to that, he was senior management consultant for Eicher Consultancy Services Ltd, based in Mumbai, India.

Sanjeev Gadhia is founder and chief executive of Nairobi, Kenya-headquartered Astral Aviation, as well as vice chairman of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Cargo Task Force.

Gadhia launched cargo carrier Astral Aviation in 2000, which has grown to become the largest private cargo airline in eastern Africa, boasting a fleet of B747-400F, DC9F, B727F and F27 freighters.

“TIACA represents the air cargo supply chain globally, and Ramesh and Sanjeev will help to expand the links with the regions which are fast developing and are very important for the air cargo industry – Asia and Africa,” said Vladimir Zubkov, secretary general, TIACA.

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