FedEx Services MD joins TIACA board


FedEx Services managing director (MD), Frank Newman 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.

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

“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 FedEx legal counsel MD, Sarah Prosser, who is stepping down after six years on the board.

TIACA secretary general, Dough Brittin explains: “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. 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, chief executive officer of Kale Logistics, which will look at e-business challenges.

The three-day event takes place from 26-28 October.