BA CARGO UNIT RESHUFFLES MANAGEMENT
British Airways World Cargo’s managing director, Gareth Kirkwood, has announced a reshuffling of key management within BA’s freight division.
Denis Connolly, general manager-regions, is taking over the new post of general manager-commercial, responsible for all sales, pricing and marketing activities worldwide and all commercial relationships with customers. Connolly has worked for British Airways since 1965 and joined the airline’s cargo division in 1985.
Pat Pearse becomes general manager customer service with worldwide responsibility. He was general manager service delivery. Pearse joined World Cargo at the end of 1994. He had spent 23 years in BA’s engineering division.
Paul Burton takes over the new position of general manager-business development, with responsibility for information systems and commercial product development focused on special handling and perishables. Burton will develop World Cargo’s commercial vision, including new products, pricing and distribution strategies. Since joining British Airways in 1976, he has held a number of business management, consultancy and IT roles in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australasia. He joined the cargo division as a general manager in 1995.