New members for Cool Chain board

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has appointed Vijan Chetty, general manager, Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) as its new treasurer, and Natalie Niers, chief operating officer, Validaide, and Ian Buck, head of business development, Aerotuf have joined the board. Gerton Hulsman, commercial director, Energy in Process, has been elected as an advisory board member. [+]

Andrew Summers to run Europe for broker ACS

Broker Air Charter Service has appointed Andrew Summers as regional director for its mainland European offices. An 18-year ACS veteran, he will be responsible for helping ACS heads of our operations across Europe in cargo, private jets and group travel grow their businesses and expand ... [+]

Musical duo for air broker

Air charterer Chapman Freeborn has appointed Paul Kindred as senior business development manager – music and entertainment. He brings more than three decades of experience in the business including spells at Premier Aviation UK and Air Partner, as well as 25 years working at major ... [+]

Three join BIFA board

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has elected Denise Hill, Ian Mallon and Chris Packwood to its board of directors. Denise Hill joined BIFA’s secretariat in April 2023 as member engagement director. With her election to the BIFA Board, she will assist with the governance of ... [+]

Happy return for Transmec manager

Forwarder Transmec UK has welcomed back former manager Steven Day to take the helm at its fast-growing London Gateway headquarters. He was originally with Transmec from 2003 to 2005, and will work with UK general manager, Imran Mohammed who said: “His leadership qualities, knowledge and customer ... [+]

Freeport East adds two to team

Freeport East has appointed Jacinda Love as communications and marketing manager. She was previously marketing manager at Invest Essex and she has worked with local authorities, business support providers, inward investment organisations and media agencies on communications and marketing strategies. The Freeport has also appointed ... [+]

Five MDs for Kukla Group

Munich-based multimodal operator Kukla Group has appointed five new managing directors to help expand its presence in Europe. Knut Sander remains chief executive, while Robert Richter becomes chief financial office, Axel Bohnensteffen heads up intermodal and shortsea transportation, Dennis Mahnecke, road transport and warehouse/contract logistics, ... [+]

New chief for Virgin Atlantic Cargo

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Nick Diesel as its new managing director, effective 4 August, replacing Phil Wardlow who is leaving the airline. Diesel has been at Virgin Atlantic for nine years and was most recently vice president, financial planning, with responsibility for post-pandemic recovery. With a ... [+]

All change for Philaport in Europe

Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) representative in Europe, Lutz Ehrhardt is to retire after 27 years of service. He will be succeeded by Uwe Gaede, who was Hamburg’s Süd’s marketing director in North Europe for the last 20 years. [+]

AGI appoints Manchester director

Freight forwarder AGI Global Logistics has appointed Nicky Woodman as co-director of its Manchester office, working alongside Tom Wright. She brings over 20 years’ experience working in freight and logistics. [+]