People / Lars Winkelbauer from DHL to Polar Air; Robert Hyslop from Polar Air to DHL

first_img Polar Air Cargo has appointed Lars Winkelbauer (pictured) as chief operating officer and executive vice president, marking a return to the company after joining DHL in 2014.At Polar, he was vice president for marketing, revenue management and network planning and at DHL Asia Pacific, he took on regional aviation, control and network planning responsibilities.Polar chief executive William Flynn welcomed him back: “Lars’ in-depth knowledge of the company, the Asia-Pacific region and the express airfreight industry will help Polar and its sister companies.”And, in a “revolving door” move between DHL and its 49%-owned Polar subsidiary, Mr Winkelbauer’s predecessor, Robert Hyslop, will be taking the reins at DHL Express as senior vice president for global aviation. By Alexander Whiteman 31/05/2018 “We thank Rob for his leadership and commitment to operational excellence at Polar over the last four years,” said Mr Flynn. “During his tenure, Polar has expanded its network while continuing to provide reliable and consistent service to DHL and Polar’s other customers.”last_img read more

Huawei CEO calls for easing of US-China trade tensions

first_img El fundador de Huawei propugna una transición hacia el software AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore6 09 FEB 2021 Previous ArticleEC competition boss comments on Apple privacy moveNext ArticleQualcomm ups 5G data rates with latest modem Tags Related Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei (pictured) urged the new US administration to adopt a more open policy towards Chinese companies, though admitted the vendor had no expectation current restrictions on it would be lifted.Speaking at a media roundtable, Ren said the company wanted to focus on making good products and did not have the “energy to be involved in this political whirlpool”.The executive went on to question if the US’ aggressive stance against China’s companies was beneficial to its own economy and businesses.However, he conceded it would be “extremely difficult” for authorities in the US to lift restrictions already imposed on Huawei.Huawei was a target of a sustained campaign against it led-by former US President Donald Trump, with various restrictions placed on the company’s activities including bans on US companies supplying the vendor.The rules have severely restricted Huawei’s handset business in addition to hampering its networks unit: the US successfully persuaded several countries to follow its lead in banning the vendor from supplying 5G network equipment on security grounds.Trump has since been replaced by Joe Biden, though so far there has been no indication this would lead to an easing in restrictions against the company or its local peers.During the session Ren also reiterated earlier comments stating Huawei was open to negotiations with US-based businesses about licensing its technology, though noted none had contacted it so far. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Chris Donkin HuaweiRen Zhengfeicenter_img FCC mulls expanded Huawei, ZTE bans Blog: How is chip shortage affecting US? Home Huawei CEO calls for easing of US-China trade tensions Chris joined the Mobile World Live team in November 2016 having previously worked at a number of UK media outlets including Trinity Mirror, The Press Association and UK telecoms publication Mobile News. After spending 10 years in journalism, he moved… Read more Español Authorlast_img read more