Cook in the driving seat at Chapman Freeborn


Aircraft charter company Chapman Freeborn, part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Russell Cook as industry vertical director – automotive.

In a career in freight forwarding for over 30 years, 20 of which have been spent looking after automotive clients, his previous roles included Emery Worldwide, UPS and DB Schenker. He also co-founded a fintech startup.

In his new role, Cook will engage with Chapman Freeborn’s automotive clients globally, assist with their supply chains and work with freight forwarders.

 “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.”


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