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Thursday, February 18, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Miami, FL, USA, Thursday, 18th February 2016 – Frank Newman, Managing Director, FedEx Services, has been appointed to the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors.


Newman has over 35 years’ experience in the aviation industry, including senior roles with McDonnell Douglas and FedEx.


Based at the FedEx headquarters in Memphis, USA, he currently manages sales activities for the company’s airline and aerospace customer segment.


“TIACA has a vital role to play in bringing together all sectors of the air cargo supply chain and giving them a voice,” said Newman.


“I am looking forward to using this role to help ensure industry keeps abreast of changing demands as well as providing innovative solutions to colleagues around the globe.”


Newman takes over from Sarah Prosser, Managing Director – Legal Counsel at FedEx, who is stepping down after six years on the Board.


“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Sarah for her time on the Board and for the valuable work she has done on behalf of members,” said Doug Brittin, Secretary General, TIACA.


“We are very pleased to welcome Frank, who brings a great deal of expertise in aviation from the perspective of an integrator.”


Newman will be taking part in a panel at TIACA’s 2016 Air Cargo Forum chaired by fellow Board member Amar More, CEO of Kale Logistics, which will look at e-business challenges.


The panel is part of three days of seminars and workshops at the ACF Air Cargo Vision 2020: An Open Sky to Innovation, in Paris, France.


The three-day event takes place from October 26th to 28th 2016 and thousands of supply chain decision makers are expected to visit hundreds of air cargo specialists during the show.


Visitors will be able to pre-book one-to-one business meetings with key suppliers and partners using a new on-line meeting scheduler CargoLinX.


For more information on attending or exhibiting the show contact Warren Jones, Director, TIACA, by emailing, call (+1) 786 265 7011, or visit




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