September 02, 2014: Mr. Matthew Ma joins Qatar Airways as Vice President Cargo Asia, effective 1 September 2014.
Mr. Ma comes with a wealth of experience in the freight industry, having over 45 years of experience.
He worked at Cargolux for 41 years, starting off as Regional Manager Space Control and Charter Sales for Cargolux, USA, based in Montreal and Seattle. He then returned to Hong Kong to head the Cargolux Asia & Pacific region, where he remained until joining Qatar Airways Cargo.
Mr. Ulrich Ogiermann, Chief Officer Cargo said, "Matthew has an excellent track record in the airfreight industry and we are glad to find someone of his calibre to fulfil this role."
Mr. Matthew Ma, Vice President Cargo Asia, added "It is indeed the opportune time to join Qatar Airways Cargo and share their vision of achieving the top five cargo airlines position.
"I am excited to start a new challenge and look forward to further developing their growing business," he said.
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