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IAG Cargo appoints Embleton as chief executive to replace Crawley

IAG Cargo appoints Embleton as chief executive to replace Crawley

IAG Cargo has appointed Lynne Embleton as its new chief executive with immediate effect – replacing Drew Crawley – who becomes chief executive of Avios.

Embleton moves from her role as British Airways managing director at Gatwick Airport and will also join the IAG management committee, reporting directly into its chief executive Willie Walsh.

She has over 25 years of experience across the Group, heading up strategy at British Airways, before moving on to become BA MD at Gatwick. She previously sat on the IAG Cargo board as a non-executive director for over four years.

Walsh comments: “Lynne’s extensive experience across Group strategy as well as on the IAG Cargo board will be invaluable in the continued growth of our cargo business.”

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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