Sanjiv Edward joins GMR Group as CEO Cargo & Logistics

Mr. Sanjiv Edward, previously with Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer – Cargo and Logistics for the GMR Group from April 2023. In his new role at GMR he will be responsible for handling their cargo business in Delhi, Hyderabad, Goa and all future airports in addition to driving strategic projects for DIAL.

Previously, he served as Chief Commercial Officer for DIAL, where he led IGI Airport’s aviation and aeronautical-related business verticals and was responsible for developing and driving strategy for these verticals, delivering sustained growth in aviation revenue through diverse streams, such as Cargo, Land & Space, Concessions and
aviation services. His profile also included leading the airlines’ marketing and route development activities to improve IGI Airports’ air connectivity network.

Previously, Mr. Edward ran the Cargo business of DIAL, where he was responsible for successfully driving the Cargo strategy and developing the Cargo
Master plan that will make IGIA the country’s leading cargo airport. He has actively engaged with stakeholders such as government, regulators and industry in general to formulate policy at various levels.

Mr. Edward continues his 20+ years of aviation industry experience and also works closely with organizations such as WCO, ICAO, WTO, TSA, UNCTAD and was also Chairman of the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), Miami from May 2015 to October 2017 He is currently on the Board of Directors of ACFI, CELEBI, DAFFPL and DASPL.

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