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Page 28 • AirCArgo AsiA-PACifiC JUNE, 2019 people on the move seth Hertel has been appoint- ed as chief commercial officer for temperature-controlled pack- aging company CSafe Global. Prior to joining CSafe, Hertel served as the global head of sales for the pharmaceutical business unit at Roquette. Before that, he held global senior leadership roles with Sigma-Aldrich Corpo- ration as well as Thermo Fisher Scientific. # John Park has been appointed head of business operations for the Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association. Park, previously regional man- ager WA for the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Aus- tralia Inc (CBFCA), will take up his new role 18 June. He will support members na- tionally on operational matters, manage the alliance’s growing number of members in Western Australia and will advocate for positive reform on operational and policy committees. He will formally be introduced to members at its annual CPD & CBC – Border and Biosecurity Compliance Program - in Mel- bourne on 19 June 2019. Paul Zalai, director and co-founder of FTA said: “At a per- sonal level, I have had the privi- lege of working alongside John in various capacities for over 25 years and know the tremendous Caristo new CCA sec gen NiCoLA Caristo, pharma and business development manager – a uditing and certification for Alha Group, has been confirmed as secretary general for the Cool Chain Association (CCA), replac- ing Edwin Kalischnig. Caristo has worked in a variety of roles during a 22-year career for the Alha Group. He is also one of the 25 mem- bers of the International Air Trans- port Association’s (IATA’s) Time and Temperature Working Group, which develops and maintains standards for the transportation of healthcare goods. Based at Milan Malpensa Air- port, Italy, Caristo has previously held auditing roles that ensure compliance with safety standards and environmental management. More recently he has ensured that Alha’s services comply with IATA’s CEIV Pharma certification, which sets an industry standard for safe and secure handling of pharmaceutical products. Two new members, fruit and vegetable importers Fresh Part- ners and manufacturer of thermo blankets Trip & Co have joined the CCA. CCA’s next event will be the Pharma and Biosciences Confer- ence, taking place in Paris, 23-24 September 2019. Nicola Caristo John Park Seth Hertel Bosco Dsouza value that he will add to our ad- ministrative and advocacy team.” # Imperial Logistics International has appointed Hugo Pluess as its new chief information officer, based in Zurich. He takes up his new post 01 August. Reporting to chief executive Hakan Bicil, Pluess will be respon- sible for all aspects of IT through- out Imperial Logistics Internation- al’s operations, which employs 9000 staff at 170 locations in 20 countries. One of his major tasks will be leading the continuing IT integration of the Imperial Logis- tics International business. Pluess is a senior IT executive with over 30 years of extensive international experience in IT ser- vices - starting as a degree-qual- ified electronics engineer, and progressing through systems integration, programming, and IT management up to the most sen- ior levels. Most recently he was executive vice president Global IT Infrastructure at Ceva Logistics, also in Switzerland. # New Zealand third party logis- tics (3PL) company Online Distri- bution has appointed greg Man- agh to the role of chief executive. Online Distribution director and company founder Ben Evans says the appointment of Managh and the formation of a company board is reflective of the company’s evo- lution since its beginnings in 1987.