CargoAi makes two appointments
04 / 08 / 2022
By Damian Brett
Ibarra (L) and Sakurai (R). Source: CargoAi
Booking portal CargoAi has appointed a vice president of operations and head of finance as it continues to expand.
Veronica Ibarra joins CargoAi as its vice president of operations and oversees the day-to-day customer support and strategic operational activities for CargoAI products.
Ibarra will be based in Miami and brings 20 years of experience in the financial airline industry, in both cargo and passenger services.
Her most recent role was IATA’s global billing operations manager where she oversaw data processing performance for CNS, CASS and BSP operations.
Meanwhile, Asako Sakurai has been appointed head of finance, based in Singapore, and will strengthen CargoAi’s financial operations.
Sakurai has 18 years of financial experience, with eleven years in the airline industry.
As IATA’s settlement operation manager for Asia Pacific, Sakurai supervised the remittance and payment processes for cargo and passenger airline sales of IATA airline members in Asia Pacific.
“Ibarra and Sakurai’s extensive experience in the air cargo industry is in keeping with CargoAi’s pillars to hire industry veterans, thereby ensuring that its products are always in sync with real-life needs,” the company said.