Cargo 2000 has appointed Thorsten Lafleur as Technical Director with responsibility for the global development, maintenance, and industry-wide adoption of the overall business process and standards of the Cargo 2000
He will officially take up this new post on September 1st, 2009, based in Miami, Florida at the CNS/IATA office for the Americas. Cargo 2000 (C2K) is a self-funded, non-profit interest group sponsored by the International Air
Transportation Association (IATA).
Thorsten Lafleur has over 16 years of extensive experience in different areas of the air cargo industry. He started his career at Lufthansa German Airlines/Lufthansa Cargo AG, where he held various management positions in Revenue Accounting, IT, Quality Management/Business Excellence and Product Management, including a foreign assignment in Atlanta, USA. He is currently responsible for Lufthansa Cargo’s service and product offer for the transportation of classic perishables and dangerous goods. He is also a member of Lufthansa Cargo’s Environmental Improvement Team.
“I am very pleased that Thorsten Lafleur will take up the position of Technical Director,” stated Mick Fountain, Chairman of the C2K Executive Board. “With his background in airline product management, quality and
change management as well as information technology systems and implementations, he brings the ideal set of skills to this challenging position.”