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AIRCARGO ASIA-PACIFIC • MAR-APR, 2019 • Page 29 recent TIACA Board meeting in Singapore as part of ongoing plans to grow the management team. # Sebastiaan Scholte is to step down as chairman of The Inter- national Air Cargo Association (TIACA) following his departure as chief executive of Jan de Rijk Logis- tics on 01 July 2019. Scholte has headed up the TIACA Board since 2017, taking over after two and a half years as vice chair- man. He has been working with the current vice chairman Steven Polmans, head of Cargo and Logis- tics, Brussels Airport Company, on a new vision for the Association since last January. Polmans now will take up the chairmanship 01 July, a few months earlier than planned, at TIACA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Budapest, Hungary, in November. Scholte is stepping down as ceo ofJandeRijkasof01July2019to pursue new opportunities. # Ludovic Rozan has been ap- pointed senior vice president of Business Development Asia Pacif- ic Sales and Marketing for Ceva Logistics. Rozan joins Ceva from CMA CGM (Maritime Freighting Compa- ny – General Maritime Company). He will be based in Hong Kong and drive growth in Asia in line with Ceva’s clusters, business lines and sector strategies, supporting global and regional BD leaders and sales teams in acquiring and devel- oping new business across Ceva’s accounts portfolio. people on the move Sebastiaan Scholte In addition, he will work to develop, build and implement Ceva’s Asia Program for sales and ocean procurement. # Saudi Airlines Cargo has appointed Dane Per Hojland its executive director Cargo Opera- tions Worldwide. He has spent the past 25 years in various roles at SAS and Spirit Air Cargo Handling, as well as logistic companies outside the aviation industry. In his new role, he will manage Saudia Cargo’s International operations including overseeing standards and services world wide. # Emir Pineda, trade and logis- tics manager for the marketing division of the Miami-Dade Avi- ation Department, which oper- ates Miami International Airport (MIA), has been elected to the Board of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Pineda started his career as an intern at MIA in 1988 before working in senior business de- velopment roles for cargo trade at both Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) Airport and Air France/KLM Mar- tinair Cargo. He also served as the commer- cial route development manager for Cargolux, responsible for sales and operations throughout Latin America. # Imperial Logistics has made a number of key appointments to its China management team in Shanghai, and has moved to Emir Pineda larger offices, preparing for planned growth. Joshua Mclarin has been named as the company’s new managing director for China. Originally from New Zealand, Mclarin has spent the past 13 years of his logistics career in senior positions at Singapore Post group companies in New Zealand, Thailand, Australia and (most recent- ly) Singapore, where he was vice president, Group Sales, responsible for 13 countries. He is joined by Owen Li as head of Commercial, leading the Shang- hai-based sales team. Li has over 20 years’ logistics and freight man- agement experience working with Gondrand, Damco and, most recent- ly, Ceva Logistics. Blair Hu has been appointed IT Infrastructure manager, responsi- ble for network design, setup and maintenance for the office and two warehouses. Hu previously spent 10 years at Nestle’s Research and De- velopment Centre in Shanghai, most recently as project manager. Ricky Nan has joined Imperial Logistics as IT System manager. His first assignment is setting up the Transport Management System, Warehouse Management System and related systems for a major new contract . He has over 10 years’ expe- rience gained in similar positions for DSV Cargo Service and Prime Cargo. Matthew Zhu has been appointed warehouse manager at the compa- ny’s Yangshan location, looking after a major new automotive contract . He has previously handled similar projects during 12 years with Kerry Logistics and Expeditors. Sofia Ruan has been appointed HR manager. She has 10 years’ expe- rience in recruiting, training and organisation development, includ- ing working with a global freight forwarding company. Finally, Lion Luo joins Imperial Logistics’ China team as senior operations manager after 12 years with SITC Logistics – most recently as assistant general manager. Imperial Logistics has meanwhile relocated to larger offices in Shang- hai’s Jing An district.