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The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973. The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies and a host of industries around the globe.

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CHAPMAN FREEBORN APPOINTS RUSSELL COOK AS INDUSTRY VERTICAL DIRECTOR – AUTOMOTIVE


London, UK, Tuesday 25th April 2023: Chapman Freeborn, the global aircraft charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Russell Cook as Industry Vertical Director – Automotive.

Cook has had a career in freight forwarding for over 30 years, 20 of which have been spent looking after automotive clients.

He previously held roles at companies including Emery Worldwide, UPS, and DB Schenker, and also co-founded a fintech startup.

In his new role as Industry Vertical Director – Automotive, Cook will engage with Chapman Freeborn’s automotive clients globally, assist with their supply chains, and work with freight forwarders directly, based on each situation’s individual needs.

“The automotive vertical at Chapman Freeborn is a specialist area of service delivery and I am delighted to provide this unique opportunity and value proposition to our clients,” Cook said.

“I look forward to utilising my two decades of insight and expertise on global automotive supply chains to provide structure to the vertical and engage with clients, new and existing, across the world.

“In the coming weeks and months, I will recruit a successful global team to help achieve my goals for the department and those of the wider business.”

Cook will report to Neil Dursley, Group CCO at Chapman Freeborn.

“I have known Russell for over 20 years and it’s a real pleasure to have him join Chapman Freeborn as Vertical Director – Automotive,” said Dursley.

“He has decades of success and experience in this sector and will be a great support to our freight forwarding and automotive clients.”

In his spare time, Cook enjoys watching rugby, following his recent retirement from playing, as well as cycling and mountain hiking, and nurturing a passion for British and American classic motor vehicles.

About Chapman Freeborn

The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973.

The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies, and a host of industries around the globe.

In addition to freight services, Chapman Freeborn offers specialist passenger services including private jet charters for executive travel and large aircraft for crew rotations and international group travel, as well as on board courier services.

Chapman Freeborn is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest global ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance) provider with 173 aircraft fleet and operating in all continents in the world. The Group also provides various aviation services such as MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul), pilots and crew trainings, ground handling and other interconnected solutions. Avia Solutions Group is backed by over 11,000 highly skilled aviation professionals worldwide.

For more information, please visit chapmanfreeborn.aero.

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CHAPMAN FREEBORN APPOINTS RUSSELL COOK AS INDUSTRY VERTICAL DIRECTOR – AUTOMOTIVE

London, UK, Tuesday 25th April 2023: Chapman Freeborn, the global aircraft charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Russell Cook as Industry Vertical Director – Automotive.

Cook has had a career in freight forwarding for over 30 years, 20 of which have been spent looking after automotive clients.

He previously held roles at companies including Emery Worldwide, UPS, and DB Schenker, and also co-founded a fintech startup.

In his new role as Industry Vertical Director – Automotive, Cook will engage with Chapman Freeborn’s automotive clients globally, assist with their supply chains, and work with freight forwarders directly, based on each situation’s individual needs.

“The automotive vertical at Chapman Freeborn is a specialist area of service delivery and I am delighted to provide this unique opportunity and value proposition to our clients,” Cook said.

“I look forward to utilising my two decades of insight and expertise on global automotive supply chains to provide structure to the vertical and engage with clients, new and existing, across the world.

“In the coming weeks and months, I will recruit a successful global team to help achieve my goals for the department and those of the wider business.”

Cook will report to Neil Dursley, Group CCO at Chapman Freeborn.

“I have known Russell for over 20 years and it’s a real pleasure to have him join Chapman Freeborn as Vertical Director – Automotive,” said Dursley.

“He has decades of success and experience in this sector and will be a great support to our freight forwarding and automotive clients.”

In his spare time, Cook enjoys watching rugby, following his recent retirement from playing, as well as cycling and mountain hiking, and nurturing a passion for British and American classic motor vehicles.

About Chapman Freeborn

The Chapman Freeborn group was established in the UK in 1973.

The company has offices worldwide including North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. In the cargo market, Chapman Freeborn Airchartering specialises in the charter and lease of aircraft for a wide-ranging customer base, including freight forwarders, multinational corporations, governments, humanitarian agencies, and a host of industries around the globe.

In addition to freight services, Chapman Freeborn offers specialist passenger services including private jet charters for executive travel and large aircraft for crew rotations and international group travel, as well as on board courier services.

Chapman Freeborn is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest global ACMI (aircraft, crew, maintenance, and insurance) provider with 173 aircraft fleet and operating in all continents in the world. The Group also provides various aviation services such as MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul), pilots and crew trainings, ground handling and other interconnected solutions. Avia Solutions Group is backed by over 11,000 highly skilled aviation professionals worldwide.

For more information, please visit chapmanfreeborn.aero.