Release Date: 11 September 2006
Release ID: 434
British Airways World Cargo today announced the appointment of David Shepherd to the position of Vice President Commercial of the Americas. Shepherd will be responsible for all commercial activity in both North and South America and will report to Baba Devani. He will be based in New York and takes up his new role in October.
Shepherd joins the US team with 15 years experience at British Airways, six of which have been spent within the cargo division. Most recently he held the position of Regional Commercial Manager for the UK and Europe, and prior to this he held the position as Area Manager in Africa.
Baba Devani, Vice President Sales and International Customer Service comments: "Over the past few years BA World Cargo has made significant progress in what continues to be a challenging US market. David's experience in the industry and with BA World Cargo will add real value in helping us to drive our US offering".
David Shepherd, Vice President Commercial for the Americas, adds:"This is an exciting time for BA World Cargo and the US market. I look forward to working closely with Baba to really propel our proposition forward in the Americas".
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