Gabriel Oliva joins as head and executive vice president of Avianca Cargo
Gabriel Oliva has been appointed as the executive vice president and head of the Avianca Holdings Cargo unit as of August 18, 2021. He will also be responsible for Deprisa, accompanied by Susana Argueta, and will have a seat on the management team of the Holding.
"I am very excited to join the Avianca Cargo team and be able to generate even more value to customers exponentially. We will be able to build and execute a long-term strategy that positions Avianca Cargo as a leader in the region, contributing to the strategic objectives of the holding company,” commented Gabriel Oliva, executive vice president and head of Avianca Cargo.
Oliva has more than 20 years of experience in executive positions in various functions and industries, specifically in the airline sector he has more than 10 years. In his most recent role, he held the position of Senior Vice President for North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific at Latam Cargo. Previously, he led the areas of Global Transformation, Alliances and Interlines, Marketing and Customer Experience, Product Development and Revenue Management for North America and Asia.
“We welcome Gabriel. Cargo for Avianca is undoubtedly of enormous relevance because it represents, together with other businesses other than the airline, around 20 percent of our revenues and consequently its share has grown. At this time, in which we are rethinking ourselves, we are convinced that we need a long-term strategy for Cargo because we want to be the segment leaders in the sector and we count on the arrival of Gabriel to contribute to this purpose,” said Adrian Neuhauser, president and CEO of Avianca Holdings.