Global air cargo handler, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), appoints Paul Carmody as managing director of its cargo operations in the United Kingdom.
Carmody was head of UK Operations for WFS in the UK prior to this promotion. He has a wealth of experience in the cargo handling industry, also holding senior positions at Menzies Aviation in Canada and the US prior to joining WFS in 2009, the company says.
In his new role, Paul is responsible for all aspects of the company’s cargo operations in the UK, reporting directly to John Batten, WFS’ EVP Cargo, Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA). WFS’ growing cargo operation in the UK handles close to 600,000 tonnes per annum for 40 airline customers at facilities in London, Manchester, Glasgow and UK regional airports.
“Paul thoroughly deserves this promotion,” Batten says. With his solid experience and operational skills, he will provide the leadership to grow our UK Cargo business and ensure we achieve our performance objectives in the coming years.
“Led by WFS’ core values and our number one priority of delivering the highest standards of safety, security and service, Paul will be responsible for building on our long-term success in the UK cargo handling market by ensuring we consistently meet the expectations of our growing airline customer portfolio,” Batten adds.