Des Vertannes appointed as chairman of e-Cargoware
November 2, 2017: The cargo management company, e-Cargoware has announced the appointment of industry veteran Des Vertannes as its non-executive chairman of the board.
e-Cargoware’s cloud-based Cargo Management Platform is flexible, robust, easy to use, eliminates paper and conforms to IATA e-AWB specification. The platform is used by several ground handlers, GSA and airlines to actively manage their sales, operations and management of Cargo.
Des Vertannes said, “Over a period, e-Cargoware as built a niche of its own in the Air Freight industry as a provider of simple, easy to use and cost-effective Cargo Management Platform on the cloud. I am looking forward to working with the team and help them realise their of vision of transforming the air cargo community by eliminating inefficiency through paperless freight.”
Vertannes started his career with British Airways in 1970, holding several management positions including CEO at Air Menzies international, MD at Menzies world cargo, head of cargo at Gulf Air and then Etihad Airways before joining IATA as head of Cargo. Recently Des was inducted to TIACA hall of fame that honours air cargo professionals who have played a role in the progress of aviation and have helped to shape and grow the Air Cargo Industry.
Arun Singh, co-founder and senior director of e-Cargoware added “Having known Des personally for many years and having convinced him to join our team, I am excited to work with him and make a significant difference to our industry that’s going through a transformation with the likes of Amazons and Alibaba’s challenging our assumptions.”
“I am pleased to welcome Des to this role. He brings with him a wealth of experience which will complement our team and help us to build on the real success we have achieved. e-Cargoware will greatly benefit from Des’s industry knowledge, expertise and a strong focus on driving long-term growth," said Ramesh Darbha, CEO, e-Cargoware.