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IAG Cargo appoints new Head of Pharmaceutical

  • Jordan Kohlbeck appointed Head of Pharmaceutical

  • He will oversee the delivery and focus on IAG Cargo’s temperature control pharmaceutical product

  • The business has unveiled the new position following the recent launch its new cargo handling facility, New Premia, which features a cutting-edge Constant Climate Quality Centre (CCQC)

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is today announcing the appointment of Jordan Kohlbeck as Head of Pharmaceutical.

In his new role, Jordan will assume the responsibility of overseeing IAG Cargo’s temperature control pharmaceutical product. He will set the vision and strategic direction of its pharmaceutical and life sciences division. Jordan will ensure the delivery of outstanding solutions and continuous advancement of the product experience for customers.

Cultivating robust network connections and supplier relationships, Jordan will manage IAG Cargo’s Constant Climate product. Constant Climate is a state-of-the-art cold chain solution that caters specifically to the transportation of pharmaceuticals, such as vaccines, biotech products, diagnostics samples, or any other temperature sensitive pharmaceutical material.

Since joining IAG Cargo over three years ago, he has held roles relating to Constant Climate and Transformation, where he helped deliver and drive change within IAG Cargo’s Operations and wider business. Jordan’s expertise in developing innovative solutions, coupled with his customer centric approach, will be instrumental in driving and delivering an exceptional offering for customers to meet the unique needs of the industry.

Jordan assumes his new position as IAG Cargo opens its new cargo handling facility, New Premia, which features a cutting-edge Constant Climate Quality Centre (CCQC) with 27 dedicated cool cells for pharmaceuticals to guarantee temperature sensitive shipments are held in the right conditions.

John Cheetham, Chief Commercial Officer at IAG Cargo said: “Pharmaceutical transport is a crucial aspect of our business and plays a vital role in ensuring the health and well-being of people around the world. We are thrilled to have a dedicated professional driving the ongoing advancement of our cold chain operations. With Jordan’s leadership and understanding of the pharmaceutical landscape, we are confident in our ability to provide innovative solutions, and further strengthen our commitment to the global healthcare industry."

Jordan Kohlbeck, Head of Pharmaceutical, added: “I am excited to continue my work in supporting transformation at IAG Cargo and providing an important service for the pharmaceutical industry as a trusted partner in their supply chains. With this new responsibility, I look forward to working with our customers, suppliers, and team, ensuring we are relentless at delivering an exceptional customer experience and temperature control offering, befitting of any market-leader.”


Notes to editors

IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. Following the integration of additional airlines into the business, including Aer Lingus, Vueling and bmi, IAG Cargo now covers a global network. In 2022, IAG Cargo had a commercial value of €1,635 million.

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