Cargo handler WFS appoints new MD in UK

Cargo handler Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has promoted Paul Carmody to the role of managing director of its cargo operations in the UK. He joined the company in 2009 and was previously head of UK operations.

He has a many years of experience in the cargo handling industry, also holding senior positions at Menzies Aviation in Canada and the US before joining WFS.

In his new role, Carmody is responsible for all aspects of the company’s cargo operations in the UK, reporting directly to John Batten, WFS’ EVP Cargo, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA).

WFS, the world’s largest cargo handler, handles close to 600,000 tons per annum for 40 airline customers at facilities in London, Manchester, Glasgow and UK regional airports.

“Paul thoroughly deserves this promotion,” Batten said. “He will be responsible for building on our long-term success in the UK cargo handling market by ensuring we consistently meet the expectations of our growing airline customer portfolio.”

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