Leading logistics specialist appoints new Head of Group Projects
Priority Freight, one of Europe’s leading logistics and freight specialists, has appointed Steve Downing as Head of Group Projects. Steve will be responsible for developing and leading a new project logistics division with emphasis on large air charters, complex multimodal logistics solutions and project forwarding.
Steve has a wealth of experience in the global air charter, project logistics and freight forwarding sectors and has managed large corporate accounts across a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, energy, construction and mining. As well as working with many of the worlds leading humanitarian relief agencies.
Steve has also been a member of BACA – The Air Charter Association since 1997 and was elected to the council in 2009 and brings over 25 years aviation industry experience with him to Priority Freight. Steve joins
Priority Freight from Volga-Dnepr Airlines, where he was responsible for the strategic development of the engineering and logistics division.
Prior to joining Priority Freight, Steve held a number of senior management positions within the F.H. Bertling group, where he took responsibility for operations and strategic business development in the international air charter, freight forwarding and project logistics departments.
Neal Williams, Group Managing Director at Priority Freight commented, “Steve’s experience and knowledge across these diverse industry sectors makes him the perfect candidate for Head of Group Projects. His appointment complements our growth plans and he will play a vital role in Priority Freight’s development as a global company.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Steve Downing said, “I am delighted to have been appointed Head of Group Projects. Priority Freight has an enviable reputation of delivering service excellence across a range of industry verticals and I look forward to contributing to the further success of the business as it embarks on a new and exciting period of growth and development.”