VOLGA-DNEPR GROUP PROMOTES ROBERT VAN DE WEG TO SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, SALES & MARKETING
In his new role, Robert assumes commercial responsibility for both the Group’s scheduled cargo operations and charter businesses, namely AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Atran Airlines. The three airlines operate a combined fleet of 16 Boeing 747, 12 An-124-100, five IL-76TD-90VD and three 737-400 freighters.
Robert joined AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) in May 2014 as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales and has played a significant role in its subsequent year-on-year growth in Europe, Russia, North America and Asia Pacific.
Robert has extensive experience in the aviation and air cargo sectors. He started his career with KLM in the Netherlands, spending more than nine years with the airline and ultimately holding the position of Vice President, KLM Cargo. He later spent two years with Atlas Air as Vice President EMEA and Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing before joining Cargolux in 2003 as its Senior VP, Sales & Marketing.
Alexey Isaykin, President of Volga-Dnepr Group, said: “Robert is a highly respected air cargo executive both with our customers and in the wider industry. He has made a valuable contribution to the success of AirBridgeCargo and we expect this to continue in his new role for the Group. We wish him great success.”