Air freight specialists for Aero Africa
Hong Kong-based air cargo management group Aero Africa has welcomed Joey Xu (photo) in the newly-created position of director airfreight Asia, and Gary Tobias as regional operations manager. They will join the management team in China and Southern Africa.
Xu will be responsible for the overall airfreight development of the group in Asia, focusing in “procurement with carriers and optimising (Aero Africa’s) neutral scheduled air freight consolidations from Asia to Africa”. She will also assist the business development team to promote African solutions to the Asian freight forwarding and aviation community.
Xu brings knowledge of the China airfreight market and experience as regional air freight manager and head of air freight for M&M, On Time Express and Shipco Transport, where she worked previously.
Tobias’ responsibility includes overseeing Aero Africa's regional airfreight import and cross-border operations. He worked in the wholesale industry at CFR Freight, before moving into a key accounts position at CFR and then assuming a route development role. He was also offered the opportunity to serve as operations supervisor to run air freight operations in Cape Town, South Africa, in August 2019. (amh)