Volga-Dnepr promotes Robert van de Weg as Senior Sales & Marketing VP

Published: Friday, November 4, 2016

Robert van de Weg has been promoted to the post of Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Volga-Dnepr Group.

In his new role, Robert assumes commercial responsibility for both the Group’s scheduled cargo operations and charter businesses, namely AirBridgeCargo Airlines, Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Atran Airlines. The three airlines operate a combined fleet of 16 Boeing 747, 12 An-124-100, five IL-76TD-90VD and three 737-400 freighters.

Robert joined AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) in May 2014 as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Sales and has played a significant role in its subsequent year-on-year growth in Europe, Russia, North America and Asia Pacific.

Robert has extensive experience in the aviation and air cargo sectors. He started his career with KLM in the Netherlands, spending more than nine years with the airline and ultimately holding the position of Vice President, KLM Cargo. He later spent two years with Atlas Air as Vice President EMEA and Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing before joining Cargolux in 2003 as its Senior VP, Sales & Marketing.