Ogiermann appointed SVP for operations at Volga-Dnepr

Former Qatar Airways Cargo chief of cargo Ulrich Ogiermann has joined Volga-Dnepr Group as senior vice president (SVP) for operations and deputy general director for CargoLogicManagement.

The Volga-Dnepr Group said the move reinforces the strategy of building an internaional cargo airlines group. CargoLogicManagement is part of the group providing management consultanct to services globally.

Ogiermann will be responsible for the implementation of Volga-Dnepr’s international cargo airlines group strategy, which is aimed at realising the synergistic effects of strategic partnerships between airlines to guarantee high-end and cost-efficient solutions for the group’s global customers.

He will manage control of the airlines’ annual operational results and operational standards compliance, as well as network synergy under the strategic partnerships, and international team development.

Volga-Dnepr Group president, Alexey Isaykin said: “We are delighted that Ulrich has joined our international team and believe his knowledge and experience will bring synergies within our network of airlines to new levels.”

Ogiermann has more than 25 years of experience in the air cargo industry and is a highly respected airline executive. From 2012 to 2017, he was chief cargo officer for Qatar Airways and, between 2003 and 2011, held the position of president & CEO of Cargolux Airlines, which he had joined in 1998.

He has been a member of IATA Cargo Committee for many years and served as chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) in 2009 and 2010. He is based in London, UK.