December 6, 2022

Menzies Aviation strengthens cargo team with five new senior appointments

Menzies Aviation is growing its cargo team with five new appointments, including three new hires, all men.

Rory Fidler joins Menzies from Etihad, where he spent 13 years, most recently as head of technology and innovation for Etihad Cargo. He will take up a newly created role as vice president cargo technology, responsible for driving digital innovation.

Colin Baldwin joins after 20 years at Swissport, where he was senior vice president cargo Africa. He takes up the role of head of cargo Africa based in Johannesburg.

Adam Cooper joins Air Menzies International as head of sales from United Airlines, where he was senior manager cargo sales strategy. He will be responsible for developing strategies to support growth in the US.

Internally, Menzies has promoted director sales Canada James Wong to vice president cargo for the Americas, while Karl Aldwinckle, who joined the company in August from WFS, becomes head of cargo operations at Heathrow.

Robert Fordree, executive vice president cargo, said: “I am delighted to welcome Rory, Colin and Adam to Menzies Aviation, who will all be huge assets to our cargo team, each bringing a unique skill set and significant cargo expertise. VP cargo technology is a new position, and I have every confidence that Rory will make a success of this role.

With three new recruits and two internal appointments, our cargo business is well positioned to capitalise on new opportunities as we look to the year ahead. I look forward to working closely with our refreshed team as we focus on pursuing our sustainable growth strategy.

This article was initially published at The Load Master

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