Miami-based trade group The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) said it has appointed Doug Brittin as its new secretary general effective August 15.
According to the association Brittin brings over 33 years of experience to the post, which has included senior roles in the transport and logistics industry as well as in government. During a career in the transportation industry, he held executive level sales, marketing and operational positions with companies such as BAX Global, Panalpina, Emery and Menlo Worldwide.
He also has experience of the rail and trucking sectors. In 2007, he joined the US Transportation Security Administration as air cargo manager, where he was responsible for the development of the Certified Cargo Screening Program, as well as policy, forwarder programs and screening technology development.
In May 2010, he was promoted to division director for air cargo at TSA headquarters in Arlington, VA, where his expanded responsibilities included all-cargo carrier programs, development of risk-based security programs, and management of the division´s USD 122m annual budget.
TIACA is a global not-for-profit trade association representing all segments of the air cargo and air logistics industry.
Find out more at www.tiaca.org.