Air charter specialist Chapman Freeborn has appointed Hendrik Falk as Senior Vice President of Cargo for the Americas.
Courtesy Chapman Freeborn
Born in Germany, Hendrik spent the majority of his youth in the United States of America. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from UCLA, he began his 32 year career in the aviation industry at Lufthansa Cargo in Atlanta. Since then, he has held a number of senior positions at leading industry organizations around the globe, including Polar Air Cargo, World Airways, Air Bridge Cargo, and most recently Swiss International Airlines.
Hendrik Falk said: "I am thrilled to become part of the Chapman Freeborn team - the company’s broad portfolio of services, its quality focus and reputation for excellence as well as its ambitious aspirations are just a few of the drivers that have motivated me to join the organisation at this dynamic time in the company’s development.”
Neil Dursley, Chapman Freeborn Chief Commercial Officer commented: Hendrik Falk is a key new hire as part of our strategic five-year expansion plan for the Americas region. Hendrik will guide our team of experienced USA brokers to expand our service offering, grow our client base, and broaden presence throughout the region. I have every confidence that his wealth of industry experience and product knowledge will play a pivotal role in taking Chapman Freeborn America’s to the next level.
The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973 and is now a family member of Avia Solutions Group. The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Russia, Asia, and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies and a host of industries around the globe.
In addition to freight services, Chapman Freeborn offers specialist passenger services including private jet charters for executive travel and large aircraft for crew rotations and international group travel, plus on-board courier services.