Cargo Handling

Hactl former CEO Mark Whitehead passes away

Cargo Airports & Airline Services (CAAS) is sad to report the sudden and unexpected death of Mark Whitehead, the recently retired former CEO of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals (Hactl).

Announcing the news, Hactl said: “It is with the utmost sadness that Hactl reports the death of its recently retired former Chief Executive, Mark Whitehead, who passed away in his sleep whilst competing in an ocean yacht race.

“Mark joined Hactl in 2010 and, under his outstanding leadership, the company successfully navigated a period of unprecedented change, while continuing its investment and modernisation programmes. Mark’s tenure as Chief Executive was also distinguished by many industry ‘firsts’, and a host of industry awards.

“Despite his recent retirement from Hactl on 7th March, Mark remained connected with, and firmly committed to Hactl’s future development, in the new role of Advisor. He will be greatly missed by all at Hactl.

“Mark is survived by his wife Rebecca, daughter Francesca and son Charles, to whom the company extends its heartfelt condolences. Hactl is relaying messages of sympathy to Mark’s family, and anyone wishing to do so you may send a message to: .

“The Hactl flag on the company’s SuperTerminal 1 building was lowered to half-mast on 3rd April 2018, as a sign of respect for Mark.”

CAAS sends its condolences to Mark’s family, friends and former colleagues.