Sumith Rathor has been appointed regional sales manager – UK at Virgin Atlantic Cargo, taking over from Ray Wood.
In his new role, he is based at the Cargo Point office near London Heathrow, taking over from Wood who has left to join Doncaster Sheffield Airport as head of cargo.
Rathor joined the airline in 2013 as a customer service agent after 11 years with Uneek Freight Services where he held export, import, accounts and IT management roles.
He moved to Virgin Atlantic Cargo in 2014 as account manager – UK to support major freight forwarding customers and develop new business opportunities.
Welcoming Rathor to the role, Steve Buckerfield, director – cargo sales at Virgin Atlantic says: “Since joining our Sales team in 2014, he has built up a loyal following in his customer base and helped to increase our revenues with key accounts through his strong customer focus approach. I am sure under Sumith’s leadership the UK region will continue to go from strength to strength.”
Seeing off Wood, Buckerfield says: “I also want to thank Ray for his contribution to the strong growth we are continuing to see in our UK business and wish him every success in his new role.”