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TIACA Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors


Miami, June 01, 2022

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that two new members have been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors creating one of the most diverse Boards in our history.

The new Board members bring a fresh perspective from the Forwarding and GSSA sectors. New Board members include Priscilla Bueno, CRAFT Group and Joseph Lawrence, Airline Services International.

  • Priscilla Bueno is the Chief Transformation Officer of CRAFT Group – Craft has built the largest operating wholesaler in ocean and air freight in South America from the ground. Their presence is in fifteen South American cities and has four offices in North America (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and New Jersey) Click here to view biography.
  • Joseph Lawrence is the President of Airline Services International – Airline Services International delivers an exceptional level of fully customizable GSSA services, designed to meet customer’s unique needs and exceed their expectations. Click here to view full biography.

“The appointment of these newest Board Members allows us to have a more diverse Board than we have ever had. It underlines our commitment to ensuring each sector of our industry and region are truly represented. I am proud of the work that we have done to reach this achievement. We welcome Priscilla and Joe to the Board and look forward to the unique knowledge they will bring, which will help shape the future of the association and the future of our industry.” Steven Polmans, TIACA Chair

2022 is an important year for TIACA as we launch the industry’s first independently assessed sustainability verification program, Blue Sky as well as hosting the latest edition of Air Cargo Forum, Nov 8-10 in Miami.  Additionally, the Board is expanding other TIACA programs to tackle industry challenges through a united voice to enhance a safe, efficient and robust air cargo industry, designed to meet the needs of today whilst anticipating the needs of tomorrow.

The association currently has a full Board seat allocation with no vacancies, but additional seats may become available as current Board terms end. Should anyone be interested in serving on the Board in the future, please reach out to the Secretariat.

For further information please contact:

Rachael Negron
+1 786 265 7011

Notes to editors: 

TIACA is The International Air Cargo Association, based in Miami, Florida. TIACA is the unique international not-for-profit association representing and uniting all parts of the air cargo industry: shippers, forwarders, ground handlers, airports, airlines, manufacturers, IT providers. TIACA members are traditional players and new entrants, small, medium, and large companies with regional and global reach.

TIACA’s vision is a safe, profitable and united air cargo industry that embraces modern technologies and practices to sustainably and fairly serve trade and social development worldwide.

TIACA’s mission is to support, lead and unite the industry to achieve that vision; promote and encourage business, social, and technological innovation; protect the interests of its members with one voice on common interests; disseminate and enhance knowledge amongst members and the air cargo industry.

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