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Chapman Freeborn appoints Teplitskiy Director Key Accounts, Cargo - Americas

Jan 29, 2024

Chapman Freeborn, the leading global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Leo Teplitskiy as Director of Key Cargo Accounts for the Americas, effective immediately.

Building on a year of unprecedented success for Chapman Freeborn in conjunction with its 50th anniversary, Teplitskiy’s appointment marks the award-winning air charter operator’s latest investment in its team and leadership for the continued advancement of its ambitious expansion plans for 2024 and beyond.

As Director of Key Accounts, Cargo for the Americas, Teplitskiy will oversee all account operations of Chapman Freeborn’s dedicated air cargo specialist team to further expand the company’s client and supplier base across the region, including the development of new business and fiscal growth strategies in key markets, providing clients with highly competitive custom air cargo solutions to meet their unique air cargo needs on time, and within budget.

Leo Teplitskiy

"We are thrilled to welcome Leo to the Chapman Freeborn team, where he will play an instrumental role in advancing our journey of sustainable growth and providing unparalleled solutions for new and established clients,” said David McCown, President of the Americas.

"Leo’s extensive aviation industry expertise and results-driven approach will prove crucial to maintaining our upward trajectory, further positioning Chapman Freeborn for continued growth and success.”

With over two decades of experience in the global aviation industry, Teplitskiy brings exceptionally comprehensive knowledge of cargo logistics and operations to Chapman Freeborn in his new role.

Based out of Houston, Texas, Teplitskiy joins Chapman Freeborn from DHL following a seven-year-long tenure as manager of air product capacity, pricing, and charter operations for its US industrial project division. Previously, Teplitskiy held several other senior managerial positions at DHL including business strategy and development across sales, import and export logistics, schedule development, and ground operations after starting his career at Lufthansa.

“Having had the great pleasure of working alongside Chapman Freeborn in the past, it’s a privilege to be joining the company in an official capacity as Director of Key Accounts for its Americas cargo division,” said Teplitskiy.

“2024 will be a pivotal year for the growth of Chapman Freeborn’s air cargo charter operations, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to help lead this charge and further Chapman Freeborn’s growth in the Americas’ air cargo charter industry.”

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