Flexport appoints Paul Rombeek to network trade lane director
SAN FRANCISCO forwarder Flexport has appointed Paul Rombeek to the role of senior director of network trade lane management, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), reports London's Air Cargo News
29 March 2021 - 19:00
Mr Rombeek will develop the company's Europe airfreight operations, focusing on the Far East westbound. He will also drive the company's consolidated air freight and sea freight offerings.
Mr Rombeek began his career at Air France-KLM, where he held operational, commercial, and managerial positions in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
He then became chief executive at Tigerair Mandala and helped to launch the business in Indonesia. He was also Jetstar Airways Group's global head of sales and Jetstar Asia's chief commercial officer.
Flexport Europe vice president Jan van Casteren commented on Mr Rombeek's appointment.
'Rombeek's extensive network and knowledge of aviation industry dynamics will be a great asset to our European business,' said Mr Casteren.
'I'm proud that Flexport is able to attract talent like Rombeek to drive growth of our consolidation products. His experience and entrepreneurial mindset will help us to connect Flexport's unique value proposition to the air and ocean consolidations services our customers need,' said Mr Casteren.
Mr Rombeek commented: 'I'm looking forward to joining such an ambitious and entrepreneurial team. Despite a turbulent 2020, Flexport has continued to grow and I'm delighted to be able to support continued momentum in 2021 and beyond.'
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