Qatar Airways Cargo adds to senior leadership team

Liesbeth Oudkerk. Photo: Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo has appointed Liesbeth Oudkerk as senior vice-president, cargo sales and network planning.

Oudkerk will be responsible for the cargo carrier’s sales and freighter network planning, focusing on digital transformation to improve customer support as well internal processes.

She brings with her over 25 years of experience in the airline sector, having worked for KLM, where she occupied leading positions in various departments, including digital transformation and cargo network and freighter management. 

Oudkerk said: “I am thrilled about my new position and firmly believe in Qatar Airways’ vision of the industry. I look forward to bringing my expertise to such a diverse and committed team. I am honoured and proud to accompany it all the way to the top.”

Guillaume Halleux, chief officer cargo at Qatar Airways, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Liesbeth to our team. She couldn’t have joined us at a better time as we have just set the Next Generation strategy in motion. Her extensive knowledge and expertise of the air cargo industry will be truly invaluable to us in these changing times.”

Digitalisation is a key aspect of Qatar Airways Cargo’s Next Generation concept.

Qatar Cargo targets the Next Generation

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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]