Volga-Dnepr Group has announced three new appointments in its management team to further the implementation of its ‘cargo supermarket’ development strategy and synergy between its air cargo charter and schedule freighter services operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines and AirBridgeCargo Airlines.
After four successful years serving as Senior Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing of AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Wolfgang Meier is promoted to Group Vice President for Marketing & Development within the Group’s Managing Company.
In this role, effective May 1st 2014, he will be responsible for the development of the cargo supermarket concept, joint infrastructure for marketing and strategic sales of the Group, promoting the services of the newly-established express service division - Atran Airlines, as well as engineering and logistics services.
To further the development of AirBridgeCargo Airlines’ customer base and route network, Robert van de Weg will join the Group on May 1st as Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales, based in Luxembourg. He will also be responsible for centralizing the management of scheduled cargo sales, along with training and development of the Group’s global sales team.
Peter van de Pas is also joining Volga-Dnepr Group as Senior Vice President Scheduled Operations to centralize its Boeing 747 and B737 fleet management, covering flight operations and maintenance activities, the development of hangar maintenance services and building efficient management processes between AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Volga-Dnepr Technics, the Group’s MRO division. He takes up his new post on April 1st 2014 and will also be located in Luxembourg.
Alexey Isaikin, founder and President of Volga-Dnepr Group, said this strengthening of the Group’s management team with respected industry professionals based in Europe will allow Volga-Dnepr to enter a new phase of implementation of its cargo supermarket concept and will deliver more benefits for the Group’s customers.