April 2013 People
Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Moaza Al Falahi as vice president, cargo business and product development. She has worked with Emirates since 2003.
Camiel Eurlings will become president and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines effective July 1. He will succeed Peter Hartman, who will remain with KLM until Jan. 1, 2014.
Aloha Air Cargo named John Floyd as its director of safety. His responsibilities include oversight of facilities to minimize potential accident and health hazards and maintenance of FAA Safety Management Systems at the airline. Floyd was a pilot for the company’s predecessor, Aloha Airlines, for 22 years.
Sebastian Mikosz has become the CEO of LOT Polish Airlines. His previous position was as a Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Baking adviser. He has worked in both Poland and France.
Air Charter Service has named Azat Mulgimov as general director in the company’s Moscow office. He has spent the last five years as commercial director and a member of the board of directors at Russian cargo charter airline Aviacon Zitotrans.
China Airlines has elected company president Huang-Hsiang Sun as chairman. Sun joined China Airlines in 1970 and has assumed various leadership positions in the China Airlines Group and affiliated companies. Over the past 43 years, he has served in positions such as vice president of China Airlines’ passenger sales and corporate planning divisions, and general manager of China Airline’s Europe and San Francisco branch offices. Sun became president of China Airlines in June 2008 and will continue his role until a new president is appointed.
Hartmut Mehdorn has been named head of the airport operating company Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH, which operates Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Mehdorn began his career in 1965 at Focke-Wulf. From 1979 to 1984, he was member of the management board of Airbus Industrie S.A. in Toulouse. In 2009, Mehdorn became a member of the supervisory board of Air Berlin PLC, and from 2011 to 2013, he was also the airline’s chief executive.
Reinhard Lange has stepped down from his post as CEO of Kuehne + Nagel International AG effective May 7 due to health reasons. Until the termination of his contract on Dec. 31, Lange will continue to work in a consultancy role. Lange has been CEO since 2009 and has worked with the company for more than 40 years. The search for the next CEO has already begun, and a management team led by chairman Karl Gernandt will take over the tasks of Lange.
Air Transport Services Group has appointed Arthur J. Lichte to its board of directors. Lichte was commander of the Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois when he retired in 2010 as a four-star general after 38 years of service.
John Carr has become president and CEO of MIQ Logistics. He joined the company in 2007 as president of Americas and Europe and was named president in 2009. Carr is also on the advisory board and past chairman of Kidz2Leaders, a nonprofit organization that helps prisoners’ children. Tony Ponder joined MIQ Logistics as its director of business development, responsible for strategic account development and new business efforts. Before working at MIQ Logistics, Ponder was an award-winning sales professional at DB Schenker/BAX Global. He has more than 15 years of transportation industry experience. Devin Neuburger has become logistics manager of MIQ Logistics’ new Global Service Center in New Orleans. Before joining MIQ Logistics, Neuburger was with DB Schenker/BAX Global. He is dangerous goods certified for both air and ocean freight forwarding.
Mark Olszewski has been named president of New Century Transportation, overseeing the company’s management and operations. He has more than 25 years of transportation industry experience.