Management changes at AirBridgeCargo
Nagakazu Sagara has joined AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) as vice-president, Japan and Korea. His predecessor, Katsuhiko Sagami, will continue as consultant until the year-end. Sagara formerly worked for Japan Airlines, progressing from a cargo traffic manager to senior vice-president, export. In 2010, Sagara joined TAS Express, a Toyota affiliate, as executive strategist, and in 2012 became deputy general manager of Mitsui-Soko Express (MSE). At the beginning of August 2013, Denis Ilin was named executive president of ABC. Ilin spent the last five years as head of aviation for Basic Element, a Russian finance and industry holding. Prior to that, he took on several top-level roles in the Volga Dnepr Group, including that of general director of ABC and senior vice-president, strategy, marketing and sales. Amongst other duties, Ilin's new tasks include centralising ABC's global business management.