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Appointment of COO and EVP
announces the appointment
of Joe Pokoj to chief
operating officer of its
global organization and
executive vice president of its airfield
business line. Pokoj will retain his current
role as CEO Americas, a position
he has held since 2013. He has over 30
years' experience with the company and
is an airfield lighting industry veteran.
Pokoj's career with then-ADB started
in 1987 as electrical engineer, quickly
moving to project engineering manager.
In 1999, he became director of sales and
marketing, having responsibility for
airfield lighting sales in North America
and international U.S. military, as well
as business development, marketing and
technical services. In 2010, he added
responsibility for Latin America, and
in 2013, became president and CEO
Alliance Ground International Acquires
Maestro International Cargo
Alliance Ground International has acquired MIC
Cargo (Maestro). Maestro has positioned itself as one
of ORD's leading ground handlers, focusing on excellent
customer service and an innovative cold-chain
pharmaceutical service offering. This acquisition adds additional airport warehouses
and aircraft parking at ORD as AGI continues to poise itself for many years of growth.
AGI & MIC's combined warehouse footprint at ORD is now over 1 million sq. ft.
" It's great to welcome Maestro and its employees to AGI. Maestro is well known
for its customer service and innovative solution offering at ORD. I look forward to
working with Edip, Sanj and the rest of the Maestro team, who share my enthusiasm
for our employees, our customers, and the handling industry. AGI will continue to
aggressively pursue opportunities to partner with companies like MIC to expand our
growing presence in North America and beyond with a focus on air cargo and below
the wing services to the dedicated air freighter and commercial aviation markets, "
Jared Azcuy, AGI CEO, said.
" We are very happy to be a part of the AGI team. We have worked with AGI for
years and have always admired their large operation and strategic growth approach.
We are looking forward to building the business together at ORD and across the country
and are very excited that our employees will have new opportunities and possibilities, "
Edip Pektas, Maestro's CEO, said.
Menzies Aviation Announces
easyJet Contract Renewals at 21
European Airports
Menzies Aviation has secured an
extension to its long-standing ground
services partnership with easyJet at 21
airports across Europe. The contract
renewals will see Menzies provide a
range of ground services for easyJet
flights at major European and UK airports.
Collectively, these contracts represent
more than 80,000 turns annually.
" As one of Europe's leading airlines, we
are delighted that easyJet has yet again
" Joe brings a vast experience and
knowledge of ADB SAFEGATE's customers'
requirements to his new role and
is greatly respected by customers and
colleagues alike, " said Laurent Dubois,
CEO of ADB SAFEGATE. " This makes
him uniquely qualified to steer our organization
as we, and our industry, move
forward out of the coronavirus pandemic,
as well as longer term with our strategic
transformation journey. "
Cargo iQ Announces
New Executive
Cargo iQ has named
Lothar Moehle as its new
executive director. Moehle
brings over four decades of experience
in the air cargo and logistics sectors,
including senior positions at UPS and DB
Schenker. He also was a founding father
of Cargo 2000, the original name for
Cargo iQ, when it launched in 1997.
" Cargo iQ is one of the few organizations
in the industry with all stakeholders
working together on transparency,
visibility and quality improvement, and
I join the leadership team as we look
to drive the organization in new directions,
to achieve our ultimate goal of a
quality-driven global supply chain, " said
" The last 18 months have taught us,
more than ever, to embrace digitalization
for a seamless and transparent supply
" Collaboration is key to us achieving
that as an industry, and Cargo iQ provides
a vital platform to achieve that
collaboration. "
SATS Names Next President
and CEO
Kerry Mok Tee Heong succeeds Alex
Hungate as SATS Group president and
chief executive officer.
Mok joined SATS in June 2018 as the
chief executive officer of food solutions.
Prior, he held various leadership positions
such as CEO of YCH Group, acting
chief executive officer and chief operat


Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of december2021january2022

Publisher's Note: A Legacy We Built Together
Business Buzz
Industry Expert Column: Safety Leadership's Critical Function in SMS
Data's Effect on GSE Performance
Ground Handling's Virtual Classroom
What Air Cargo Needs from Airports
Make Air Cargo a Priority for Smaller Regional Airports
An External Resource for Handling Large Events
Detecting and Mitigating Fuel Leaks with Technology
Product Hangar
Editor's Note: Applying Lessons Learned
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december2021january2022 - Publisher's Note: A Legacy We Built Together
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december2021january2022 - Business Buzz
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december2021january2022 - Industry Expert Column: Safety Leadership's Critical Function in SMS
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december2021january2022 - Data's Effect on GSE Performance
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december2021january2022 - Ground Handling's Virtual Classroom
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december2021january2022 - What Air Cargo Needs from Airports
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december2021january2022 - Make Air Cargo a Priority for Smaller Regional Airports
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december2021january2022 - An External Resource for Handling Large Events
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december2021january2022 - Detecting and Mitigating Fuel Leaks with Technology
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december2021january2022 - Product Hangar
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december2021january2022 - Editor's Note: Applying Lessons Learned
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