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Chapman Freeborn appoints Neil Dursley as Chief Commercial Officer

Posted 9 April 2019 · Add Comment

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Dursley as its Chief Commercial Officer.


 
Neil (above) will be instrumental in driving Chapman Freeborn’s commercial strategy, providing direction for global sales teams, as well as working closely with the wider organisation to ensure the company maintains its position as the market leader in the cargo charter industry.
 
With more than 25 years of experience in global, customer-focused logistics companies, he brings extensive leadership and business development capabilities to the role.
 
His experience includes over seven years with Panalpina whom he joined in 2011. He most recently served as senior vice president government, aid and relief based in London, UK and previously held the position of area vice president of marketing and sales in the Middle East based in Dubai, UAE.
 
Prior to Panalpina, Neil held several senior management positions at other international logistics specialists including UPS Supply Chain Solutions and Menlo Worldwide Forwarding over an 18 year period.
 
In his new role, he will work closely with Chapman Freeborn’s chief executive officer Russi Batliwala, chief operating officer Shahe Ouzounian, and other members of the senior management team.
 
Russi Batliwala said: “We are excited to bring in someone with Neil’s experience, leadership skills, and expertise in servicing both government and commercial sector customers on a global basis. He has an outstanding track record, and he will be an asset to the group as we focus on driving growth.”
 
Neil Dursley commented: ‘‘I am delighted to be joining Chapman Freeborn at such an exciting time. I have worked closely with the Group during my 13 years in the Middle East whilst at UPS. Their capability and execution are second to none and it is my aim to strengthen our market-leading position. I truly believe that with the team that we have around me we can and will achieve great things. I have only ever been about exceeding customer expectations. It is possible to do this consistently with the right people in your team. From what I know and what I have seen we have that in abundance.’’ 
 
Neil will be based at Chapman Freeborn’s London Gatwick headquarters and joined the group on 1st April 2019.

 

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