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Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints Maria Sanchez-Grant as Head of Distribution

Virgin Atlantic Cargo appoints Maria Sanchez-Grant as Head of Distribution

Virgin Atlantic Cargo has announced the appointment of Maria Sanchez-Grant as its new Head of Distribution.

Sanchez-Grant has been at Virgin Atlantic Cargo for 15 years and during this time has held numerous sales and revenue roles within Virgin Atlantic Cargo, culminating in taking on the role of Senior Manager, Revenue Optimisation in 2019, with responsibility for leading the revenue management and pricing functions of the cargo division.

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Sanchez-Grant new role will focus on distribution and technology within Virgin Atlantic Cargo and will increase the spotlight on its digital distribution focus, as the business seeks to continually evolve and enhance its services based on the requirements of its customers. 

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“I am incredibly excited to take on this new position at Virgin Atlantic Cargo. The technology team has done a tremendous job in upgrading our core operating platform to pave the way to digitally transform our business. I look forward to working with the team to help build on this, to achieve future success,ensuring we offer our customers more choice on how they engage with us, as we work towards many of the digital ambitions that help us deliver on our desire to further improve our service offering and reduce our impact on the environment,” Sanchez-Grant said.

“We are delighted for Maria to step into her new role at Virgin Atlantic Cargo. I know she brings incredible passion as well as a wealth of experience and will be pivotal in driving our 2023 digital transformation. I look forward to working closely with her, leading our cargo business into its exciting next chapter, as we focus on digital distribution,” Phil Wardlaw, Managing Director, Virgin Atlantic Cargo, added.

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