Industry veteran Ulrich Ogiermann has joined Volga-Dnepr Group as senior vice president for Operations and deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement, based in London, UK.
The cargo airline group said Ogiermann will be responsible for the implementation of Volga-Dnepr’s international cargo airline group strategy. This will involve tapping the synergies between airline partnership “to guarantee high-end and cost-efficient solutions for the group’s global customers,” it said.
Ogiermann will manage control of the airlines’ annual operational results and operational standards compliance, as well as network synergy under the strategic partnerships, and international team development.
“We are delighted that Ulrich has joined our international team and believe his knowledge and experience will bring synergies within our network of airlines to new levels,” said Alexey Isaykin, president of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Ogiermann has more than 25 years of experience in the air cargo industry and is a highly respected airline executive.
He was most recently employed as a consultant with CLM, working in Leipzig on setting up an air operator certificate (AOC) for Germany.
CLM provides management and sales services for Volga-Dnepr’s freighter subsidiaries: Volga-Dnepr Airline, AirBridgeCargo (ABC), Atran and AMTES, which together operate a combined fleet of over 40 wide and narrow-body freighters including B747Fs, B737Fs, An-124s and Il-76s.
From 2012 to 2017, he was chief cargo officer for Qatar Airways and, between 2003 and 2011, held the position of president & CEO of Cargolux Airlines, which he had joined in 1998.
Ogiermann has been a member of IATA Cargo Committee for many years and served as chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in 2009 and 2010.