August 2012: People
Airport Authority Hong Kong has appointed Cissy Chan Ching-sze executive director of commercial for the airport. Chan comes to AAHK from Hysan Development Company Ltd., where she served as director of retail portfolio and marketing. In her new role, Chan will be developing and implementing commercial strategies at Hong Kong International Airport, as well as identifying potential tenants and operators for the airport’s commercial portfolio, which spans retail, advertising, aviation logistics and airport property.
Richard Hawkins is the new group quality director for Pattonair, with responsibility for health, safety and the environment. The more than 20-year aerospace veteran joins Pattonair from Rolls-Royce, where he worked as a supplier development executive for the company’s marine sector. Hawkins also served in a quality-control capacity with Airbus.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has promoted Bryan Foe to president of C.H. Robinson Europe. Foe has worked at the company for 22 years, serving for the past nine years as president of T-Chek Systems, which was acquired by C.H. Robinson in 1983. Foe’s new goals include developing talent in the region and accelerating growth.
Malcolm Bermingham has joined Los Angeles-based freight forwarder Consolidators International as president of sales and operations, a newly created post. Bermingham, who has more than 20 years of experience, most recently served as vice president, USA, at a medium-sized forwarder.
Swissport Cargo has appointed David Bermingham CEO, cargo, for the UK. The 25-year industry veteran worked at TNT for 17 years, most recently as divisional managing director of TNT Post UK. At Swissport, Bermingham is focusing on service quality and customer satisfaction.