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IAG Cargo appoints new MD

[ June 23, 2021   //   ]

IAG Cargo has appointed David Shepherd as managing director. He will  join from group airline Aer Lingus on 1 August, but has previously held a number of roles at IAG Cargo including commercial director and director of digital ventures. Mr Shepherd will report into David Podolsky, who will continue in his role as chief executive of the business following the departure in April of his predecessor Lynne Embleton to become chief executive of the Aer Lingus passenger airline.

David Podolsky, said: “As we build on the success of 2020, we are excited to be welcoming David back who brings a wealth of experience. David will lead all aspects of our business in close collaboration with me, in this vital time in aviation.  The past year has shown just how essential air cargo is for industries around the world and this appointment reflects the importance of cargo in the Group.”