Delta Cargo has appointed Rob Walpole as Vice
President – Cargo Operations and Logistics.
This new position,
reporting to Shawn Cole, will see Walpole lead Delta Cargo’s
global operations and Delta Logistics Control Center teams.
Walpole joins Delta Cargo from DP World, a
Dubai-based global port operator, where he served as Chief
Operating Officer – Global Logistics and Supply Chain.
served as Chief Executive Officer at Schenker, Inc., an integrated
logistics service provider.
Rob spent time in Singapore in
various leadership roles and Australia where his career began in
the energy sector with a variety of manufacturing and supply chain
positions at Exxon-Mobile.
“Rob has a strong operational background and brings
extensive leadership experience in the logistics and supply chain
sector,” said Shawn Cole, Vice President – Delta Cargo. “We look
forward to his contributions as we continue to build-on the record operational performance achieved in the first half of 2019.”
In addition to
Walpole’s appointment, Matt Weisenburg and Mark DeFrancesco join
Delta Cargo’s leadership team.
Weisenburg has been appointed
Director – Cargo Strategy and Alliances, responsible for Cargo’s
strategic planning, including alliances, distribution, marketing
and communications, product development and technology.
brings experience from the commercial team and transitions into
this role previously held by Lindsey Jalil who recently moved to
another position within Delta.
been appointed Managing Director – Revenue Management, Capacity
and Forecasting. He is responsible for optimizing revenue and
delivering insights through best-in-class revenue management
techniques, capacity and network management and forecasting.
DeFrancesco joins Delta Cargo from Delta’s Domestic Pricing team
and brings nearly 20 years of revenue management experience.