Darren Peek

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) is strengthening its commercial leadership team with the appointment of a new head of sales.

The internal promotion sees Mr Peek appointed to the newly created role from his prior role as regional commercial manager for Europe & Africa. He has held many senior roles with IAG Cargo and British Airways and has over 25 years’ experience in the industry.

His extensive knowledge will be paramount in leading IAG Cargo’s global sales team helping the business to achieve further success worldwide, said the carrier.

John Cheetham, IAG Cargo COO, said: “Darren Peek has made a positive contribution during his time at IAG Cargo. Boosting our team with the right calibre of people during this time will ensure that we maximise opportunities to deliver for our customers. As the trading environment develops at pace, we must remain creative and focused on customer solutions.

“He has demonstrated these attributes throughout his career. I am confident that his expertise will continue to drive IAG Cargo further through this challenging period and beyond.”

Mr Peek added: “I’m delighted to be stepping up to this role at IAG Cargo at such a pivotal stage in the business’s development, as we restart many routes that were paused due to the pandemic and service customers in new markets, there continues to be significant opportunities for business growth. I’m looking forward to being instrumental in the next phase of IAG Cargo’s journey.”