Jannie Davel

Davel will lead Cargo commercial activities including Sales, Alliances and Product Management. With over 26 years in the logistics business, Davel brings an in-depth understanding of the cargo and supply chain industry, having held leadership positions at DHL Global Forwarding and Emirates SkyCargo. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President at Global Feeder Services, a specialized industry player operating 15 freighters globally.

Jannie has worked in the logistics business for more than 25 years and previously held leadership positions in the area of international logistics in Middle East Africa, Europe, and Americas, such as VP, Commercial Cargo Operations Americas for Emirates SkyCargo. In this multifaceted role, Jannie manages all aspects of commercial strategy, optimal profitable cargo revenue while maintaining operations excellence and compliance within the Americas.

Prior to his Carrier responsibilities Jannie served as the SVP, Head of Air Freight for the Americas DHL Global Forwarding with a dual responsibility covering the USA jointly, covering Air Freight services in 18 countries across North and South America. He was responsible for regional strategy, business and customer development as well as operational service performance of Air Freight Product., Vice President of Air Freight Product Development and Implementation at DHL Global Forwarding’s global headquarters office in Germany. He has also served as an Executive Sponsor for key blue-chip customers in the engineering, manufacturing, and high-tech sectors.

He is fluent in English and Afrikaans and enjoys time with his family as well as cycling and tennis.