Virgin Atlantic Cargo has promoted Steve Hughes to the post of Regional Vice President Sales, for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, effective 1 May 2013.
Based at London’s Heathrow Airport and reporting to Nick Jones, Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s Head of Sales, Steve previously held the position of Regional Sales Manager, Continental Europe. He began his career with Virgin Atlantic in 2005 as UK Account Manager and later spent two years as Europe Offline and Interline Manager.
Nick Jones said: “With 50-60% of our business originating in the EMEA region, this is clearly a key role in our organisation. Steve brings great experience to the position of VP Sales EMEA and will drive our continued growth in the region as we help Virgin Atlantic’s customers connect with our network of 350 destinations worldwide.”
Prior to joining Virgin Atlantic, Steve spent seven years with British Airways World Cargo working across a range of departments from imports, customer reception, exports and sales.