WFS Appoints New Chairman

Nils Andersen to Take on Role

Cargo handling firm Worldwide Flight Services has appointed Nils Andersen as chairman as part of strategy to grow the company’s cargo platform.

Anderson brings "significant" leadership experience from more than 19 years spent in executive and non-executive board roles at large listed and non-listed companies around the world. He will assist in the integration of the group as an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management.

“I have no doubt that [Nils] will be a fantastic asset as we take the next step in the transformation of our company by combining our best-in-class service and market-leading security and safety with our ability to invest in new facilities, products, and solutions to support the growth of our customers,” said Craig Smyth, CEO of WFS.

Headquartered in Paris, WFS is one of the world’s largest air cargo handlers with operations at more than 198 major airports in 23 countries and throughput of more than 4 million tonnes of cargo per annum.

Photo: Nils Anderson. Credit: WFS