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  August 20th, 2020 | Written by

These Global Traders are Keeping Things Moving

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Richard Jung has joined NFI as vice president of Sales. He brings the Camden, New Jersey-based supply chain solutions provider more than 30 years of international transportation experience at such concerns as Mitsui OSK Line, Maersk Lines, Crane Worldwide and Evergreen Line.

Dachser is used to moving things around, something that now extends to the Kempten, Germany-based global logistics provider’s top offices. CEO Bernhard Simon will step down in 2021 to head the family-owned company’s Supervisory Board. Burkhard Eling is slated to take Simon’s place as CEO on Jan. 1, 2021. Robert Erni, who will succeed Eling as CFO, begins his onboarding phase at Dachser on Sept. 1 as a deputy director.

Jessica Tyler has been named president of Cargo and vice president of Airport Excellence with American Airlines. She now leads the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier’s teams responsible for the success of the cargo business and delivering operational and customer service excellence for both airports and cargo.

Gonzalo Hernandez has moved to Seoul, South Korea, to become Delta Cargo’s general manager of Cargo Sales-Asia Pacific. Jonathan Corbi has replaced Hernandez as interim general manager for the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India region. Eric Anderson, who’d had the position in Seoul, returned to Delta’s Atlanta base to become director of Cargo Strategy, Alliances and Technology.

Jess Herrera, the longest serving commissioner at Port Hueneme (California), was recently received the 2020 Latino Leadership Award from the Pacific Coast Business Times, which also named the California port’s CEO and Port Director Kristin Decas as a Top Woman in Business.

Steven Polmans, director of Cargo & Logistics at Brussels Airport Co., has decided to make a career shift by the end of 2020. Over the next months, he will continue leading the European airport’s cargo business and retain his leadership functions at Air Cargo Belgium and The International Air Cargo Association.

Matthew R. Nicely has joined Akin Gump as a partner in its international trade practice in Washington, D.C. Nicely, who arrives from Hughes Hubbard & Reed, maintains a market access-focused practice centered on trade remedies and customs work as well as on disputes before the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Scott Lincicome has joined the Cato Institute full-time as a senior fellow in economic studies, with a focus on international and domestic economic and trade policy. He began at the Washington, D.C.-based think tank in 1998 as a trade policy research assistant and previously worked as an international trade attorney with extensive experience in trade litigation before national agencies and courts, the European Commission and the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body.