WFS appoints new senior vice president, group commercial business development & strategy

Published: Monday, February 14, 2022

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Mohammed Esa as Senior Vice President, Group Commercial Business Development & Strategy.

Esa, as he’s known to friends and colleagues, brings 30 years of global leadership experience in commercial and operational roles in the transportation and logistics industries, having spent the last 18 years at Agility Logistics, most recently as SVP Global Business Development & Global Lead Digital Customer Solutions. In this role, he was responsible for shaping and executing Agility’s commercial strategy, building long-term customer relationships across various industry sectors, and overseeing the deployment of new and emerging technology solutions.

He previously also served as Agility’s Chief Executive Officer & SVP of UAE, Oman & Bahrain, and as the company’s VP Sales for the Asia Pacific region. Before joining Agility, he spent 13 years at Emirates Airline, based in Dubai, in Finance, Operations & Business Development roles.

At WFS, Esa’s mission is to develop and oversee the implementation of WFS’ commercial development strategies to ensure a fully integrated commercial approach to drive future growth. He will also help to identify and develop new lines of business and focus on the development of digital solution.

“Esa is a tremendous addition to WFS’ already-strong commercial team. His business skills gained from such a successful career in the airline and forwarding industries, alongside his knowledge of international management cultures, and understanding of how digitization is driving customer relationships and business growth, will be a great asset in the delivery of WFS’ global commercial strategy. He will be a strong contributor to the next phase of our growth,” said Barry Nassberg, Group Chief Commercial Officer at WFS.

In his new role, reporting to Barry Nassberg, Esa will operate from the WFS Group headquarters in Paris, with regular travel across the company’s global network.