Avianca Cargo chief executive adds COO role

Gabriel Olivia. Source: Avianca

Avianca Cargo chief executive Gabriel Oliva is taking on the role of group chief operating officer in addition to his current role.

Diogo Elias has also joined the business as senior vice president of Avianca Cargo. He will assume responsibility for the day-to-day cargo business.

Former chief operating officer Frederico Pedreira has been appointed deputy chief executive of Avianca.

Pedreira will be in charge of key processes including operations, human talent, technology, corporate communications, customer promise and institutional relations.​

Adrian Neuhauser remains as chief executive of the company.

“We congratulate our CEO, Gabriel Oliva, who today, in addition to continuing to work towards achieving excellent results in our cargo business, takes on the role of Chief Operating Officer of the Avianca Group,” said Avianca Cargo in a LinkedIn post on September 4.

The company highlighted that it is in a growth phase, which includes the addition of four A330P2F aircraft from 2024.

Just this month, Avianca Cargo achieved IATA CEIV Live Animals certification, to add to its existing three CEIV accreditations: Fresh, Pharma and Lithium Batteries.

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Rebecca Jeffrey

Rebecca Jeffrey
New to aviation journalism, I joined Air Cargo News in late 2021 as deputy editor. I previously worked for Mercator Media’s six maritime sector magazines as a reporter, heading up news for Port Strategy. Prior to this, I was editor for Recruitment International (now TALiNT International). Contact me on: [email protected]