Joachim von Winning

Since 2014, Joachim von Winning is the Executive Director of the Air Cargo Community Frankfurt, Frankfurt’s air cargo industry association. The community includes freight forwarders, airlines, cargo handlers, the airport operator and other service providers from all sectors of the air cargo industry at Frankfurt Airport. He is a member of the IATA Time and Temperature Working Group since 2018.

Joachim joined Frankfurt Airport’s operator Fraport in 1999 as a project manager in ground handling. Since then he was head of IT and logistics of ground handling before implementing strategic planning in the maintenance and construction division of Fraport. He moved into the commercial sector as chief of staff of the real estate division, supervising the re-organisation of the department aligning it with Fraport’s Airport City strategy. From 2010 to 2014 Joachim was the Chief Commercial Officer of Cairo Airport as part of a management contract between Fraport and Egypt responsible for the non-aviation revenues and air cargo department of the airport as well as route development and was member of the Routes Advisory Panel. After his return to Frankfurt he joined Air Cargo Development at Fraport and was chairing the pharmaceutical Competence Team of the Community.

Joachim holds an MSc in Logistics and IT (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Inf.) from the University of Mannheim and an MBA from the University of Nottingham. Since 2007 he is a lecturer including lectureships at the Frankfurt University for Applied Sciences for logistic processes in aviation, Strategic Airport Management at the European Business School in Wiesbaden and airport competition at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mannheim. During his studies he briefly lived in South Africa and was vice president of the German committee of the world’s largest independent student organisation AIESEC.

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