Geneva - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Michael Vorwerk has resigned and will end his term as President of Cargo Network Services Corporation (CNS), an IATA company, effective 31 July. At the same time, Vorwerk will also be leaving his concurrent posting as Executive Director of Cargo 2000 (C2K) which is an IATA special interest group. Both announcements were made at the CNS Partnership Conference which opened today in Miami, Florida.

Vorwerk has led CNS and C2K since 2009 while on a four-year secondment from Lufthansa Cargo. He will be returning to Lufthansa Cargo to take up new duties as Director Sales Development Germany & Board Representative Air Cargo Gateway Frankfurt.

“I thank Michael for this three-and-half years of leadership contributions to the success of CNS and C2K. During that time he has enhanced the stakeholder relationships in both groups to hit many challenging targets in very difficult economic times. We wish Michael well in his future role. Michael leaves behind big shoes to fill. We will be announcing a succession plan in the coming weeks,” said Des Vertannes, IATA’s Global Head of Cargo.

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