Etihad Cargo ropes in Justin Carr as the new VP Cargo commercial
October 23, 2017: Etihad Cargo has appointed Justin Carr as vice president Cargo Commercial. Carr, who has more than two decades of logistics industry experience, joins the Abu Dhabi-based carrier from DHL where he was head of MNC Business Development for the Middle East and Africa region. In his new role, he is responsible for the business’s commercial proposition including global sales, key accounts, product teams, and Etihad Cargo’s freighter platforms.
David Kerr who is the SVP will be leaving the company at the end of the year to pursue another opportunity within the industry.
Peter Baumgartner, chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, recognised Kerr’s extraordinary contribution to the company. “During his seven-and-a-half-year tenure, Etihad Cargo’s business trebled to become a billion dollar organisation,” he said.
Baumgartner, said, “We welcome Justin to the team at this exciting and challenging time in the air cargo industry. His experience and familiarity with the region and customers are already paying dividends.”
Kerr will continue to lead Etihad Cargo until the end of the year. His successor will be announced in the coming months.