BIFA appoints in the southwest

he British International Freight Association has appointed Paul Cunningham as a regional representative for its South and South West Region. His previous roles include chief executive of SkyNet Worldwide Express, and vice president at DHL Global Forwarding UK. He was also a partner at LCP Consulting.BIFA director general Steve Parker commented: “We have made clear our strategy to further raise BIFA’s profile with our members as well as enhance engagement ... [+]

Miles O’Donnell takes charge of Europa Air & Sea in UK and Ireland

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has appointed Miles O’Donnell as general manager for the UK and Ireland as part of a restructure. He is responsible for the sales and operational sides of the UK team.  Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, ... [+]

Bethan Customs steps up client support

Aberdeenshire-based Bethan Customs has expanded its Custom Admin support service. This offers clients the opportunity to have a specialist from the consultancy work onsite with them as an extension of their own team. As global trade and customs regulations continue to evolve, the demand for specialised ... [+]

Michelle to be chief people officer at Forth Ports

Forth Ports has promoted Michelle Primrose to the new executive board role of chief people officer. She joined Forth Ports as group HR Manager in 2021, and in her new role as CPO she will continue to focus on Forth Ports’ people, helping to develop ... [+]

Avrard to lead Geodis’ strategy

Geodis has appointed Xavier Avrard as chief strategy officer and member of the group’s management board.Avrard joined Geodis in 2014 and in January 2023 took over the strategic development of the Europe region, particularly the integration of recently acquired Trans-o-flex. As the head of the ... [+]

Portico appoints development manager

Portsmouth-based cargo terminal operator Portico has appointed Audrey Emmett as logistics business development manager. She has over 15 years’ experience in the industry working in both general and specialist freight forwarding sector, most recently in the biomedical and research industry. Portico has a fleet of ... [+]

Seko appoints CCO for EMEA

Seko Logistics has appointed Maxime Bessiere as chief commercial officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), stepping into the role as long-time leader and one of four founders of SEKO’s UK division, David Emerson steps down from the end of the year. Bessiere will be ... [+]

New interim chief for Maastricht

Maastricht Aachen Airport, the Netherlands’ second-largest cargo hub, has appointed Former Schiphol airport director Jonas van Stekelenburg (pictured) as interim chief executive for an initial term of nine months, taking over from Jos Roeven. The changes come as part of a strategic initiative following the ... [+]

Saleem Saeed to push green agenda at IAG cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed Saleem Saeed as its new sustainability manager. He previously worked in the construction sector and will use his experience and expertise to lead the sustainability strategy across the business. He will look to enhance the current ‘Fit for Future’ strategy to ... [+]

Gary Owen to spearhead Transland’s international growth

Gary Owen (pictured, right) has moved from network operator Palletways’, where he spent four years as European product manager before his promotion to head of commercial, to Ireland’s Transland Group. As part of his new role he will focus on international business development. Transland Group has ... [+]