Etihad Cargo has appointed Caroline Pappas as general manager for the Americas region.
She will be based in Chicago and report directly to Etihad Cargo’s director – cargo commercial west, Mark Faulkner. Pappas will be responsible for establishing new and further developing existing relationships with Etihad Cargo’s customers based in North and South America.
Pappas has more than 30 years of sales and commercial experience within the air cargo sector. In her previous roles, she has been instrumental in negotiating and securing long-term contracts with global freight forwarding customers and shippers, identifying and implementing marketing and sales strategies, and identifying strategic opportunities to increase market share and revenues, Etihad Cargo said.
Etihad Cargo’s recently appointed vice president – commercial Tim Isik commented: “Caroline’s appointment further strengthens Etihad Cargo’s commercial team in the region. I have every confidence Caroline’s experience and knowledge will contribute to Etihad Cargo’s long-term plans for US expansion and further cement the carrier’s position as the air cargo partner of choice for Etihad Cargo’s customers in the Americas.”
Pappas said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Etihad Cargo and working alongside such an accomplished team. As Etihad Cargo continues its ambitious growth plans in the region, I am looking forward to working closely with Mark and the rest of Etihad Cargo’s commercial team to achieve the carrier’s future objectives.”