Delta Cargo Appoints New Area Manager for UK Sales

3rd September 2015

Logistics BusinessDelta Cargo Appoints New Area Manager for UK Sales

Delta Air Lines [NYSE:DAL] has appointed Alan Lavender as Area Sales Manager for its UK Cargo division. In this role, Lavender will oversee the airline’s cargo contribution, working with the in-country General Sales Agent (GSSA) as the primary contact for Delta’s key and local accounts in the United Kingdom.

Lavender joins Delta from Cathay Pacific where he spent more than 10 years as key account manager and helped to launch the airline’s pharmaceutical shipping product in UK. He has a strong background in airline cargo with previous experience working for airlines, a GSSA and Freight Agent. Lavender reports to Neil O’Sullivan, Regional Manager Cargo Sales & Service – EMEIA.

In addition, Delta has made changes within its existing Cargo sales force for Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The airline has promoted Jaz Gill to Regional Manager Cargo Sales – EMEIA where he will drive sales in markets including Ghana, Nigeria, Greece, the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Europe. Meanwhile, O’Sullivan has added Israel, the Czech Republic and Turkey to his existing portfolio.

O’Sullivan and Gill both report to Danita Waterfall-Brizzi, Delta’s Director Cargo Sales and Service in EMEIA.

“Alan has a solid background in all aspects of airline cargo and we are delighted to welcome him on board,
” said Waterfall-Brizzi. “I am confident that his experience, combined with the professional expertise of Neil and Jaz, will help drive Delta’s Cargo business throughout our region.”