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Cargo chiefs to leave Schiphol

[ January 7, 2021   //   ]

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol head of cargo Bart Pouwels and director of business development, Ferry van der Ent are to leave Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in March under a restructuring plan.

The airport is restructuring its cargo division, bringing it into its new Aviation Business Development Division under the umbrella of the Airport Operations and Aviation Partnerships business unit.

Miriam Hoekstra-van der Deen will step down as director of airport operations and will be succeeded by Patricia Vitalis, senior manager process, development & capacity management.

A manager for the new Airline and Cargo Partnerships team will be appointed over the coming weeks.

The move will put all airline and cargo commercial and operational business into a single division under the leadership of Anne Marie van Hemert, senior manager aviation business development,.

Airport cargo information platform Cargonaut, recently acquired by Royal Schiphol Group, will also be part of the new Aviation Business Development Division.  A modernisation programme will take place over the next 24 months.

Miriam Hoekstra – van der Deen said: “We would like to thank Bart and Ferry for their inspirational leadership over the years at Schiphol Cargo and wish them the best for the future.”