Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that the company’s Board of Directors approved the appointment of Niek van der Weide as its new Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing, effective 1 November 2014. Mr. van der Weide, who fills the vacant position of Robert van de Weg, is also a member of Cargolux’s Executive Committee.
Niek van der Weide brings over 30 years of valuable experience in the aviation industry to his new role at Cargolux. Since 1972, he has worked for Martinair Holland, Lan Chile Cargo, European Cargo Services. His most recent position was Vice President Cargo Sales at Qatar Airways Cargo, where he was responsible for commercial activities and sales.
"We are pleased to welcome Niek at Cargolux and to our executive management team," says Dirk Reich, Cargolux President & CEO. "He not only brings to us extensive knowledge of the air cargo industry, but also has an excellent reputation in the industry. We look forward to introducing Niek to our worldwide partners and customer, who will benefit from his fresh approach to the Cargolux way of delivering quality services."
Niek van der Weide was born in Amsterdam in 1954, is married and has a son.
Cargolux Corporate Communications
Martine Scheuren, Director Corporate Communications
Phone: +352 4211 3204