TIACA extends global reach with new execs

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed two new members from Europe and Asia to its board of directors: Bangkok-based David Yokeum, president and CEO of WCA – the world’s largest network of independent freight forwarders – and Sebastiaan Scholte, CEO of Netherlandsbased Jan de Rijk Logistics, a provider of transportation and distribution services across Europe and also chairman of the Cold Chain Association (CCA).


TIACA extends global reach with new execs


The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has appointed two new members from Europe and Asia to its board of directors: Bangkok-based David Yokeum, president and CEO of WCA – the world’s largest network of independent freight forwarders – and Sebastiaan Scholte, CEO of Netherlandsbased Jan de Rijk Logistics, a provider of transportation and distribution services across Europe and also chairman of the Cold Chain Association (CCA).

“We are excited that David and Sebastiaan have agreed to join our board and to contribute their experience and insights to our efforts to represent the industry and lead change,” Oliver Evans, chairman of TIACA, said. “Both of them are highly-respected leaders and will add richness and diversity to our group, both in their persons and in their companies.

“David will give us an important insight into the issues facing independent freight forwarders globally and also a strong viewpoint on what in needed in emerging markets all around the world. Sebastiaan will bring a European perspective and extend our understanding of ground distribution and logistics in this vast market. Sebastiaan’s leadership of the CCA also strengthens our commitment to working with all other associations in our industry, and in particular in the vibrant cool chain and pharmaceutical sector.”