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Buckerfield in at Virgin

June 24 - Virgin Atlantic Cargo has appointed Steve Buckerfield as vice president sales.

Buckerfield started his career with Emery Worldwide in 1984, before moving into the airline cargo industry with American Airlines in 1990.

He spent 14 years with the airline, ultimately holding the post of managing director Europe.

In 2004, he was appointed managing director of Walker Freight Services and later C.H. Robinson Worldwide (UK) following its acquisition of Walker in 2009.

Prior to joining Virgin Atlantic, Buckerfield spent three years as managing director, UK & Ireland, at Toll Global Forwarding.

In his new role, based at Virgin's headquarters near London's Gatwick Airport, he will lead the airline's global sales team and be responsible for sales across its international network.

www.cargo.virgin-atlantic.com

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