Delta Air Lines has appointed Eric Anderson as its new director of cargo sales in the Asia-Pacific region effective from August 1, 2017.
Anderson succeeds Eric Wilson, who has been promoted to managing director of global cargo sales.
According to Delta, Anderson will be based in Tokyo and will lead the cargo sales team across the region, focusing on the customer experience, operational reliability and the implementation of sales modernization platforms.
“Eric’s well-rounded commercial background, strategic focus and strong leadership skills will continue the Asia team’s success in delivering strong results,” said Wilson. “He joins the team at an exciting time, with the introduction of the A350 aircraft to our Asia-Pacific network this year, which provides extensive cargo opportunities, as well as the implementation of a range of differentiated products and services in the region including the new CEIV Pharma certification.”
Anderson joins from the network planning team, where he was responsible for developing and managing Delta’s Pacific, Latin American and Caribbean networks. He began his career at Delta in 2007 and has held positions in various commercial lines of business. He previously worked in Tokyo and led the transformation of inventory management and pricing strategy with passenger sales, according to Delta.