November 24 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering has appointed Pierre van der Stichele to the role of group cargo operations director.
Van der Stichele has been responsible for the management of several of Chapman Freeborn's European offices, including the company's Italian office. He previously held positions with airlines including Southern Air Transport, Antonov Design Bureau and Evergreen International Airlines.
Reto Hunziker, group cargo and OBC sales director, said: "We're delighted to welcome Pierre to the senior management team and I look forward to working alongside him. He is highly respected across the industry and has made a significant contribution to the success of Chapman Freeborn over the last decade."
Van der Stichele's promotion follows the appointment of Philip Mathews as chief commercial officer. He started the role on November 1, 2016 and also joined the company's executive committee.