Stavros Evangelakakis has taken over as chairman of the Cool Chain Association (CCA), succeeding Sebastiaan Scholte, who is standing down after five years.
Evangelakakis, who is global product manager at Cargolux Airlines International, has been a board member of the CCA since 2012, says it is a “great pleasure” and the CCA needs to continue listen to members concerns and act as a unified voice for the industry.
He says: “It would be great if we could look towards holding more conferences on the cool chain, including airport communities in our efforts going forward.”
“We would like to continue to grow our membership base with people who are willing to make a change within the cool air cargo supply chain. Our goal is to have more transparency and ultimately more collaboration.”
Scholte, the chief executive officer of Jan de Rijk Logistics says he is proud of what the association has achieved, saying: “We have a voice in the industry and make things work. We are not bound by political correctness, we push for things and we are not afraid to discuss relevant topics in an open & transparent way.”
The CCA has also welcomed Dusseldorf Airport Cargo managing director, Gerton Hulsman and Bcube Air Cargo head of pharma business development, Fabrizio Iacobacci to the board.