Volga-Dnepr Group has appointed Konstantin Vekshin as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Vekshin’s key objectives will be to implement the Group’s approved marketing directive and sales plan, in addition to the centralisation and digitalisation of all its sales teams.
Volga-Dnepr Group is formed of an alliance of all-cargo airlines – celebrating its 30th year of operations in 2020. The Group includes Volga-Dnepr Airlines – the world’s largest operator of the AN-124 and modernised IL-76-TD-90VD, AirBridgeCargo – a world leader of scheduled B747F operations, and ATRAN – a B737F operator dedicated to the e-commerce market.
Konstantin Vekshin joined the Volga-Dnepr Group in 1997, and developed his career from sales executive to CCO subgroup Vice-President, sales and marketing. Mr. Vekshin has had a vast range of industry experience from Vice-President, Charter & Government division with Centurion Cargo Airlines, to Vice-President of Air Freight Charters with Bertling Logistics. In October 2016, Mr. Vekshin was appointed managing director of CargoLogicManagement, and since August 2018 has held the position of executive president, Charter Cargo Operations (CCO) for Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
The Group’s shareholder, Mr. Alexey Isaykin, a world recognised veteran in aviation, welcomed Mr. Vekshin’s new appointment, saying “it is through our Group’s joint successes that our company is in a good state of “health” whilst continuing to solve our clients objectives during these challenging times. Konstantin has exceptional experience and unique knowledge, which is appreciated not only by the Volga-Dnepr Group, but throughout the air cargo industry.”