Chapman Freeborn appoints senior VP of cargo for the Americas 

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Chapman Freeborn has appointed Jack Burt as senior vice president of cargo for the Americas, effective immediately. 

Burt has 15 years of experience in the international air cargo industry. Based out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he rejoins Chapman Freeborn having worked as senior cargo charter broker for the company in the past.

Having started his career in the air cargo industry at Lift Management, Burt has since held several senior positions at various companies in the sector, including AirX and Air Partner. 

As senior vice president of cargo for the Americas, Burt is leading a dedicated department of cargo specialists to further expand the company’s presence and drive growth plans for the Americas. He is also working on expanding the companies client and supplier base. 

Burt is also focusing on developing new business and market growth strategies for the region, and ensuring clients are matched with the most suitable aircraft type to meet their own unique air cargo needs for maximum productivity and streamlined service. 

“Having had the privilege of working with the Chapman Freeborn team before, it’s an honor to return as Senior VP of Cargo for the Americas, especially at such a dynamic time for the company,” said Burt.

“Its reputation for all-around excellence has been and continues to be a legacy I’m incredibly proud to be a part of. I very much look forward to helping take Chapman Freeborn America’s team to new heights by solidifying ourselves as the most competitive, unmatched air cargo charter service in the world.” 

“We’re incredibly excited to have Jack back on board, and guiding our air cargo charter operations in the Americas during this pivotal stage of growth for the company,” said David McCown, president of the Americas of Chapman Freeborn.

“Knowing Jack’s strengths from previous experience, I have every confidence that his analytical, solutions-oriented approach, years of industry experience, and successful track record in producing profitable results will be invaluable to the company’s ongoing development.” 

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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]