Embraer grows its cargo talent

Mark Neely. Photo: Embraer

Embraer has appointed Mark Neely to the position of vice president freighter, in its commercial aviation division.

He will report directly to Martyn Holmes, chief commercial officer, Embraer Commercial Aviation.

Neely boasts extensive experience in both the passenger and freighter markets and is set to lead the company’s growing focus on Passenger to Freighter (P2F) aircraft opportunities and market development.

He previously served as vice president sales & marketing, head of region for North America, managing some of Embraer’s largest customers, and serving all the major airlines in the US.

Speaking about the appointment, Holmes said: “Mark’s appointment to this new role is a strategic move in line with our focus on developing our nascent freighter business.

“I’m very pleased that we will be navigating this exciting period of growth in the Passenger to Freighter space with his leadership. Mark’s wealth of experience, vision, and dedication are set to make a significant impact.”

Nigel Patterson will be stepping into the role of vice president sales & marketing for North America.

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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]