Two new sales roles for Virgin cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has announced two new vice president sales roles for its transatlantic and international business.
Steve Hughes will transition from his role of regional vice president sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to the newly-created post of vice president sales Transatlantic.
In his new role, Hughes will be responsible for the airline’s sales in the UK, US, Canada and Mexico, as well as developing Virgin Atlantic’s transatlantic joint venture with Delta Air Lines to offer more choice and benefits for its customers.
In Hong Kong, Neil Vernon becomes vice president sales international, a role that includes his current Asia and Australasia focus and is now extended to incorporate additional responsibility for sales in Dubai, Nigeria and South Africa.
Nick Jones, head of sales at Virgin Atlantic Cargo, said: “Our business across the Atlantic will increase in 2015, supported by new routes such as Atlanta and Detroit, and extra frequencies to and from several of our existing US gateways.
“We also expect to see further benefits and opportunities for the airline and our customers from our joint venture with Delta Air Lines.” 
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