Monday, June 17, 2024
IAG Cargo appoints new Head of Pharmaceutical

IAG Cargo appoints new Head of Pharmaceutical

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), has announced the appointment of Jordan Kohlbeck as Head of Pharmaceutical.

In his new role, Jordan will assume the responsibility of overseeing IAG Cargo’s temperature control pharmaceutical product. He will set the vision and strategic direction of its pharmaceutical and life sciences division. Jordan will ensure the delivery of outstanding solutions and continuous advancement of the product experience for customers.

Cultivating robust network connections and supplier relationships, Jordan will manage IAG Cargo’s Constant Climate product. Constant Climate is a state-of-the-art cold chain solution that caters specifically to the transportation of pharmaceuticals, such as vaccines, biotech products, diagnostics samples, or any other temperature sensitive pharmaceutical material.

Since joining IAG Cargo over three years ago, he has held roles relating to Constant Climate and Transformation, where he helped deliver and drive change within IAG Cargo’s Operations and wider business. Jordan’s expertise in developing innovative solutions, coupled with his customer centric approach, will be instrumental in driving and delivering an exceptional offering for customers to meet the unique needs of the industry.

Jordan assumes his new position as IAG Cargo opens its new cargo handling facility, New Premia, which features a cutting-edge Constant Climate Quality Centre (CCQC) with 27 dedicated cool cells for pharmaceuticals to guarantee temperature sensitive shipments are held in the right conditions.

John Cheetham, Chief Commercial Officer at IAG Cargo said: “Pharmaceutical transport is a crucial aspect of our business and plays a vital role in ensuring the health and well-being of people around the world. We are thrilled to have a dedicated professional driving the ongoing advancement of our cold chain operations. With Jordan’s leadership and understanding of the pharmaceutical landscape, we are confident in our ability to provide innovative solutions, and further strengthen our commitment to the global healthcare industry.”

Jordan Kohlbeck, Head of Pharmaceutical, added: “I am excited to continue my work in supporting transformation at IAG Cargo and providing an important service for the pharmaceutical industry as a trusted partner in their supply chains. With this new responsibility, I look forward to working with our customers, suppliers, and team, ensuring we are relentless at delivering an exceptional customer experience and temperature control offering, befitting of any market-leader.”

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on Edward.Hardy@AirCargoWeek.com

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