Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has appointed Tim Isik as Vice President – Commercial. Based in Etihad Cargo's headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Isik will oversee the carrier's global commercial operations.
Isik joins Etihad Cargo from American Airlines where he has had over a decade of experience working within the aviation and air cargo sectors. In his new role with Etihad Cargo, Isik will oversee the development and deployment of the carrier's sales strategy and be responsible for further growing Etihad Cargo's strategic relationships, executing sales and marketing plans and driving team performance. Isik will lead Etihad Cargo's commercial operations globally, supported by Latha Narayan, Etihad Cargo's Director – Commercial Asia Pacific, Australasia and Indian Subcontinent, and Mark Faulkner, Director – Cargo Commercial West. Isik will report to Martin Drew, Senior Vice President – Sales & Cargo.
"Etihad Cargo is delighted to have Tim on the team. I am confident his knowledge and expertise will contribute to Etihad Cargo's continued growth, enabling the carrier to further strengthen its position as the air cargo partner of choice," said Drew.
Isik said, "It's an exciting time to be joining Etihad Cargo, following the carrier achieving a milestone year in 2021. I look forward to working closely with Martin and the rest of the team as Etihad Cargo continues its journey of growth through innovation and successfully adapting to the needs of customers and the dynamic challenges of the air cargo market."