Justin Carr to take over as Etihad vice president of cargo

Etihad Airways vice president cargo, Justin Carr

Etihad Airways has announced changes to its leadership team, with Justin Carr taking over as vice president of cargo.

Carr joined Etihad from DHL as vice president cargo commercial, and is taking over from David Kerr, who is leaving at the end of the year to join CargoLogicAir as chief executive officer.

At DHL, Carr was head of MNC business development for the Middle East and Africa region, and he will take over leadership of the cargo team in December 2017.

Andre Blech, who has worked at Etihad for seven years, has been appointed head of cargo delivery, will oversee end-to-end cargo operations including hub, network, customer service and ULD asset management.

Roberto Gilardoni will expand his role to include freighters, global customer management and industry verticals.

He has worked for Etihad Cargo for three years, growing the charter business and freighter network.