IATA cargo boss Des Vertannes stepping down in June

01 / 04 / 2014

  • Vertannes: Under his leadership, IATA’s cargo division has been responsible for numerous significant advancements

    Vertannes: Under his leadership, IATA’s cargo division has been responsible for numerous significant advancements

DES VERTANNES, head of cargo at IATA, is retiring from his position in June.

A universally popular and hard-working professional, Vertannes is stepping down to spend more time with his family.

Under his leadership, IATA’s cargo division has been responsible for numerous significant advancements, including the widespread adoption of new security regimes, e-freight transactions (e-AWBs) and the redefinement of the IATA cargo agency agreement.