WestJet announces the appointment of Kirsten de Brujin as Executive Vice President, Cargo
De Brujin brings with her a broad portfolio of air cargo experience and over 15 years in the airline industry. She recently joined WestJet Cargo from Qatar Airways, where she served as Senior Vice President of Cargo Sales and Network Planning. While at Qatar Airways, de Brujin managed the airline’s global cargo sales organization, including product development and marketing, and was responsible for the cargo network planning department. Prior to her tenure at Qatar Airways, de Brujin served as Vice President, Cargo Pricing and Interline at Emirates Sky Cargo.
“Kirsten has demonstrated consistent and proven success in strategically growing an impressive portfolio of cargo businesses around the world,” said Alexis von Hoensbroech, CEO of WestJet. “As WestJet Cargo enters a pivotal moment to deliver much-needed choice and competitive pricing to customers across our network and beyond, there is no better leader for the task.”
As WestJet’s Executive Vice President, Cargo, de Bruijn will be instrumental in developing the airline’s cargo capabilities and dedicated service offerings, while developing a high-performing cargo organization capable of succeeding in a rapidly changing market.
“I am delighted to join WestJet Cargo as the company pursues competitive and aggressive expansion,” said de Brujin. “With such a strong base supported by a growing fleet, team and complementary network, I am confident that WestJet Cargo has a bright future ahead of it as we strive to offer customers more choice and customer service. caring similar to the WestJet brand”.
“My most sincere thanks to Charles DuncanExecutive Vice President Cargo and President of Swoop, for his dedication and contributions to building an incredible foundation for WestJet Cargo, enabling the cargo function to grow and evolve in a fiercely competitive marketplace,” continues von Hoensbroech.
As WestJet Cargo grows, so will its team, network and flight plans. To learn more about how WestJet Cargo can meet shipping needs or to discover amazing job opportunities, visit WestJet Cargo.
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