Delta Cargo has appointed Rob Walpole as Vice President – Cargo Operations and Logistics, and new Commercial and Revenue Management Directors also join the leadership team.

In his new position, Walpole will lead Delta Cargo’s global operations and Delta Logistics Control Centre teams, reporting to Vice President – Delta Cargo, Shawn Cole.

“Rob has a strong operational background and brings extensive leadership experience in the logistics and supply chain sector,” said Cole. “We look forward to his contributions as we continue to build-on the record operational performance achieved in the first half of 2019.”

Walpole comes to Delta Cargo from DP World, a Dubai-based global port operator, where he served as Chief Operating Officer – Global Logistics and Supply Chain. He also served as CEO at integrated logistics provider, Schenker, after beginning his career in the energy sector and serving in a variety of manufacturing and supply chain positions at Exxon-Mobile.

Meanwhile, Matt Weisenburg and Mark DeFrancesco have also joined Delta Cargo’s leadership team. Weisenburg has been appointed Director – Cargo Strategy and Alliances, responsible for Cargo’s strategic planning, including alliances, distribution, marketing and communications, product development and technology. DeFrancesco has been appointed Managing Director – Revenue Management, Capacity and Forecasting, responsible for optimising revenue and delivering insights through best-in-class revenue management techniques, capacity and network management and forecasting.

“These changes complete our strong leadership team, as we continue to focus on providing our customers with industry leading products and services, as well as growing our international network,” Cole added.