Vito Cerone joins Cargojet from Air Canada Cargo

By Damian Brett

Cargojet has appointed Air Canada Cargo stalwart Vito Cerone, as senior vice president, international as the company looks to expand its global presence.

Cerone, who starts in the role with immediate effect, was most recently vice president, cargo sales & commercial strategy at Air Canada.

He has 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry and held several leadership roles within the cargo business. Prior to moving to cargo, Cerone spent 12 years in various commercial roles with the passenger segment of Air Canada.

Cargojet said: “Reporting directly to the chief executive, Vito will be responsible to lead and implement Cargojet’s International expansion. Vito will also be responsible for growing Cargojet’s charter, ACMI and interline partnerships.”

Ajay Virmani, president and chief executive, added: “We have gone through a dramatic shift in our business over the past 18 months that has created new and exciting growth opportunities.

“Building on the success of a strong domestic network and the acquisition of seven Boeing 767 and four B777-300 freighters, Cargojet is rapidly moving forward on building a synergistic international business and we are thrilled to welcome Vito to the Cargojet family.”

Vito will be based at Cargojet’s headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario as well Carojet’s Montreal offices.

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