Pharma.Aero announces Frank Van Gelder as new secretary general
Pharma.Aero has announced the appointment of Frank Van Gelder as their new Secretary General.
Nathan De Valck, chairman of Pharma.Aero says, “Over the past year we have expanded our Pharma.Aero global network, created awareness in our industry and facilitated the collaboration among the members. With the appointment of the Secretary General, Pharma.Aero is gearing up to further develop into a unique platform for cross industry collaboration.”
Frank Van Gelder has an extensive experience in senior management positions within the air cargo industry, and specifically in relation to special products such as pharmaceutical products and perishables. He has become an international reference in the industry.
Frank served in different boards and presented on different international conferences.
Being active on an extended international level within global healthcare R&D, he served as an expert in the field for the development of business projects, educational training programs, research programs and management of acute time critical processes and logistics in the medical and pharmaceutical field. Supply chain improvement and innovative approaches towards time and temperature critical commodities through cross sectional industry exchanges underlines his vision. During that time he was an early believer of airport community approaches and the CEIV training program of IATA.