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FACES: finding a future for air cargo

Attracting new blood is becoming a big deal for the industry, and senior executives suffer from the next generations’ lack of interest in air cargo. To help address this issue, IATA launched its Future Air Cargo Executive (FACE) Program. FACE is a three-pillar initiative that aims to attract, retain and develop talents.

The executive summit to retain talents

IATA will organize the second edition of the FACE Summit (FACES), a program tailored for air cargo professionals under 35 with a career ambition to become a future executive. The summit will take place in during the 8th World Cargo Symposium in Los Angeles (11-13 March 2014).

This edition's agenda (pdf) will focus on the importance of innovation as a vehicle for air cargo transformation. Young executives will have the opportunity to be heard and to contribute to the air cargo business transformation in a brainstorming session on the future of the industry, moderated by Paul Marca from Stanford University.

Michael Bell, from Spencer Stuart, accepted to join FACES as a guest speaker. Bell will focus on what is expected from executives and how individuals can differentiate themselves. There will be also time to exchange views and ideas between the younger generation of cargo executives and the current industry leaders. This session was a great success last year, and we are pleased to count on today’s leaders again.



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