People update March 2011

AIR Cargo News reviews who has moved where in the air cargo industry this March.

All-cargo airline Avient’s managing director and founder Andrew Smith (pictured) will become group chairman with effect from 18 March 2011. Current chief operating officer Simon Clarke will take over as chief executive officer.

Sabrina Reid has taken over direction of sales for Airline Network Services in Portland, Oregon (US). Her area of responsibility will extend beyond Portland to key points in the Pacific northwest.

Lufthansa Cargo has appointed new area managers for Germany and the Europe/Africa region. J. Florian Pfaff, currently Lufthansa Cargo vice-president Europe and Africa, is to assume responsibility as the new vice-president for Germany, effective 1 May. Carsten Wirths, currently head of services and operations Germany West in the passenger business, is to take over as vice-president Europe and Africa.

Swissport International has appointed Nicolas Frochaux as its new vice-president corporate controlling and financial analysis. Frochaux succeeds Dany Nasr who has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Swissport Americas division, based in Washington, D.C.

IT provider IBS Group has appointed Murray Kidd as the vice-president and head of sales for its cargo business.

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest news

RFS firms see spike in demand with bellyhold operations grounded

By Rachelle Harry

Road Feeder Service (RFS) providers have reported a spike in demand during the coronavirus outbreak as a result of the…

Read More

Share this story

Vekshin scoops Volga-Dnepr Group chief commercial officer role

By Damian Brett

The Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as chief commercial officer as part of a wider move to centralise its…

Read More

Share this story

Lufthansa Cargo to shed 10% of jobs by 2023

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo will shed just over 10% of its workforce by 2023 as part of a restructuring at the overall…

Read More

Share this story