Monday, July 13, 2015


New officers broaden global reach and bring wider scope of expertise to the TIACA board

Miami, USA, Monday, 13th July 2015 – Five new board members, from Asia, Europe, and North America, have been elected to TIACA’s Board of Directors representing a wide range of sectors in the industry.

The new officers bring experience of the integrator, chartering, all cargo carrier, and airport sectors.

“TIACA is the only Association representing every part of the global supply chain and our Board of Directors reflects that breadth and diversity,” said Doug Brittin, Secretary General, TIACA.

“They bring important insight into the issues facing different areas of our industry, adding richness and diversity to our leadership.

“We are looking forward to working with them and benefitting from their expertise and experience.”

The new Board members are: Amy Smith, Head of Customs and Regulatory Affairs, DHL Express (USA), Inc, Chee Meng Wong, Senior Vice President, Cargo Services, SATS, Russi Batliwala, Chief Executive Officer, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Ltd, Oliver Gritz, Chief Commercial Officer, MD Europe, Worldwide Air Logistics Group, Inc, and Greg Guillaume, Senior Vice President (Strategic Development), Atlas Worldwide Holdings Ltd.


The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) represents, supports, informs, and connects every element of the global air freight supply chain.

TIACA lobbies governments and regulators, provides valuable networking opportunities, organizes and hosts leading industry events, and gives guidance, advice, and specialist career development training for members.

We champion every size of business, and help shape the policy which affects all our members, providing a unifying voice for the industry, working for global standards, and raising the profile of air cargo.

TIACA is a not-for-profit trade association representing aircraft manufacturers, airports, all-cargo airlines, combination carriers, consultants, Customs brokers, educational institutions, equipment manufacturers, general sales agents, ground handlers, freight forwarders, integrators, IT systems providers, logistics companies, road carriers, shippers and screening technology developers.