Cargo Flash ropes in industry veteran Lesley Cripps as sales director
Feb 8, 2019: IT and business consulting solutions provider Cargo Flash has roped in Lesley Cripps as sales director. She will be responsible for handling sales and business development activities and adding value given her rich experience in the air cargo Industry. She will also be contributing to the overall development and growth of the organisation.
An aviation industry professional with over 30 years of sales, commercial and operational experience working within the cargo aviation industry for multiple major players, Cripps has held a number of key positions contributing to a broad understanding of the industry. She has a proven track record of sales growth in all positions combined with excellent networking skills.
She started her career with Singapore Airlines where she developed her understanding for operations and excelled; with a passion growing for the cargo industry progressed into sales with Martin air at that time a global cargo operator.
She was then approached by Chapman Freeborn to develop the UK markets in air cargo charter operations. Later, she joined Saudia Arabian Airlines as cargo manager for the United Kingdom during the first 8th months turned around the operations and sales and finally progressed to be their first female senior manager as Director Europe for both Cargo Sales and Operations.
She then moved to Kazakhstan and took up a global role with Air Astana as sales director - cargo.
'Lesley is well respected and an experienced professional within the aviation Industry. We are glad to have her onboard with Cargo Flash,' says Rahim Bhimani, CEO, Cargo Flash on her appointment..