February 1 - The WCA Projects Network (WCAPN) and the WCA Family has recruited three key staff members to improve communication and management functions.

Dan March, formerly editorial director of Air Cargo Media, publisher of Air Cargo News and with over 20 years experience in the media industry, has joined to boost communications.

Tony Hanna has been appointed director, Middle and Near East, effective immediately. He joins WCA at its Bangkok head office overseeing the Middle and Near East areas including Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman and Yemen.

Meanwhile, the WCAPN and WCA Family have also appointed Randy Van Velthoven in its Amsterdam office. Van Velthoven comes from the International Airfreight Associates (IAA) in Amsterdam.

This expansion by the group marks the start of a New Year and the high expectations that the network has for the membership, notes Victor Gomez, WCAPN communications manager.