March 2012: People
Air Partner has appointed Richard Everitt, who currently serves as the company’s senior independent director, to the position of non-executive chairman. Everitt worked as director of BAA plc for 10 years and has also held the title of chief executive at National Air Traffic Services. He is currently the chief executive of the Port of London Authority. The industry veteran succeeds Aubrey Adams, who has served in that role for the past three and a half years.
NEO Air Charter has appointed Stefan Kohlmann as joint managing partner. A 23-year airfreight veteran, Kohlmann most recently served as managing director of Chapman Freeborn’s German operations. At NEO, he is responsible for expanding the company’s network, both through the establishment of sales representatives in European markets and the appointment of network partners worldwide.
Damco has announced several key appointments of senior executives in its North Asia region. Logistics veteran Henriette Hallberg Thygesen has transitioned from global chief process officer for Damco to CEO of the North Asia region. She replaces Steffen Schiottz-Christensen, who remains in North Asia as vice president and head of airfreight for the recently acquired New Times International Transport Service Co. Ltd. Also, Richard Morgan is now chief commercial officer of the North Asia region. Reporting directly to new CEO Thygesen, Morgan is responsible for the overall commercial and business development activities in the region.
Grant Wattman has been appointed to president and CEO of Agility's project logistics business. Wattmann, who serves on the board of The Logistics Institute, previously worked for Panalpina, GeoLogistics and ABB Lummus Global.
DB Schenkerhas promoted Helgi Ingolfsson to the position of UK managing director from his current role as director of air and ocean freight for Scandinavia. Ingolfsson succeeds Jochen Muller.