Aloha Appoints Jeff Bell
Aloha Air Cargo Appoints Jeff Bell as Senior Director – Sales and Business Development
HONOLULU (March 2, 2010) — Aloha Air Cargo announced today the appointment of Jeff Bell as senior director – sales and business development. Bell brings nearly 20 years of experience in sales and customer service expertise and will be responsible for overseeing strategic sales planning and initiatives at Aloha Air Cargo.
Bell joins Aloha Air Cargo from Lynden International, where he served as director and central pacific district manager from 2003 to 2009. There, he was responsible for managing all aspects of business for the state of Hawaii, most notably in customer service and sales. While he has worked in Hawaii for the past seven years, his experience spans the globe, holding various sales and account manager-level positions in the United Kingdom, as well as Guam.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Jeff’s caliber join our team,” said Mike Malik, president of Aloha Air Cargo. “The growth prospects for Aloha Air Cargo are excellent and Jeff’s international business and sales experience will be a great asset to support our expansion goals.”
As senior director, Bell is charged with the task of managing the revenue growth of the company, which is currently in an expansion mode. Bell will also be responsible for managing the needs of existing clients, and ensuring that their expectations are met.
Bell earned a bachelor’s degree from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts in communications and a minor in psychology.
About Aloha Air Cargo
Headquartered in Honolulu, Aloha Air Cargo delivers fast, economical and reliable transport of goods between the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Island of Hawaii. It became an independent cargo operator after the closure of Aloha Airlines passenger services in May 2008. Aloha Tech Ops is a division of Aloha Air Cargo and provides maintenance and engineering services to airlines in the State of Hawaii. Aloha Air Cargo is owned by Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, which has been doing business in Hawaii since 2000 when it acquired Young Brothers/Hawaiian Tug & Barge. Committed to the welfare of Hawaii and strengthening the local economy, the company also acquired Hawaii Fuel Network, Maui Petroleum and Minit Stop Stores in 2006.
For more information on Aloha Air Cargo, please call 808-836-4191 or visit www.AlohaAirCargo.com.