Cathay Pacific appoints new cargo managers

Tarun Sethi has been appointed Cathay Pacific Airways’ Cargo Manager for Karnataka, while J Sajeev Kumar has been appointed manager for Tamil Nadu and Kerala regions. They will oversee cargo sales and revenue for Cathay Pacific and will be responsible for the development and execution of cargo sales strategy for their respective regions. Sethi joined Cathay Pacific as Cargo Manager for Bengaluru in 2008, before moving to Mumbai in 2009 to oversee cargo sales and operations for Western India. With the launch of twice weekly freighters to Bengaluru in August 2011, Sethi moved back to Bengaluru as Cargo Manager for Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh and was instrumental in setting up Cathay Pacific Cargo in Hyderabad for Sales and Services. In 2014, he moved to Chennai to oversee the cargo operations for Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Kumar has been in the aviation Industry since 1993 and has worked with Srilankan Airlines GSA in Kerala in various capacities. In 2003 joined Cathay Pacific GSA overseeing Kerala region’s business development and later on moved to Hyderabad as Regional Manger of Andhra Pradesh for Cathay Pacific Passenger and Cargo. In 2007, moved to Chennai and took over Cathay Pacific Cargo GSA Sales for the Southern region. He joined Cathay Pacific Cargo, Chennai as Account Manger in October 2010. In 2012, Kumar was appointed as Cargo Manager for Andhra Pradesh to oversee sales and cargo operations in this region based in Hyderabad.