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CNS Structure

Based In Miami, Florida, the Cargo Network Services Corporation (CNS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).​ CNS has a matrix structure and is overseen by two Boards, a traditional Board of Directors as well as an Industry Advisory Board.

CNS President

Michael White

CNS Board of Directors

CNS is overseen by a traditional Board of Directors, comprised of senior level IATA executives.

Glyn Hughes

Global Head, Cargo

Doug Lavin

VP, Member and External Relations,
North America (Chairman)

Alicia Lines

Regional Director, Financial and
Distribution Services​, The Americas

CNS Advisory Board of Directors

The CNS Advisory Board is comprised of senior level executives from airlines, freight forwarders and handling companies.


Brandon Fried
Executive Director
Airforwarders Association
Greg Weigel
VP, Global Operations
AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
(Vice Chairman)
   Rick Elieson
American Airlines Cargo
   Bernhard Kindelbacher
VP, US and Canada
Lufthansa Cargo AG
   Jan Krems
United Cargo
   Gabriel Oliva
Senior Vice President, Commercial
   Fred Ruggiero
VP Cargo, the Americas
Cathay Pacific Airways
   Laura Sanders
VP, Carrier Relations & Customer Exp.
Lynden International
   Tim Strauss
Vice President, Cargo
Air Canada Cargo
   Mario Tenebruso
Vice President, Air Freight - Americas
JAS Worldwide
   Jose Ubeda
Senior Vice President, Global Air
Expeditors International of Washington