Air Cargo Management

David Shepherd returns to IAG Cargo as managing director

IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo has appointed David Shepherd as managing director. He will re-join the company on 1 August, having most recently served at Aer Lingus.

Shepherd previously held a variety of leadership roles at IAG Cargo, including the positions of commercial director and director of digital ventures.

He will report into David Podolsky, who will continue in his role as chief executive, having served in the interim role since April 2021.

Podolsky commented: “As we build on the success of 2020, we are excited to be welcoming David back who brings a wealth of experience. David will lead all aspects of our business in close collaboration with me, in this vital time in aviation.

“The past year has shown just how essential air cargo is for industries around the world and this appointment reflects the importance of cargo in the group.”

Shepherd said: “I am delighted to be returning to IAG Cargo working closely with David and the wider cargo team at this time of unprecedented change as we look to expand and further transform our cargo offering.”

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