Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Businesswoman of the Year is Freight Sales Boss at American Airlines Cargo

Prestigious Large Company Award Goes to Latin American Chief
Shipping News Feature

US – The prestigious International Business Woman of the Year Award from the Organization of Women in International Trade has this year gone to a member of the freight community. Carmen Taylor, Managing Director of Latin American Sales at American Airlines Cargo was presented with her trophy at a ceremony of the South Florida chapter of the organization which recognizes outstanding women for their significant contribution to enhancing international trade and business through professional and community activities.

Ms Taylor has form when it comes to awards, just last year she picked up the International Women's Day Award for leadership for promoting and enhancing free trade and international business. Ms Taylor joined the Cargo Division of American Airlines in 2004 as a Regional Sales Manager responsible for the southeastern United States before assuming her current position in 2005. In her current role, she oversees American’s Cargo Sales team in South America, Mexico, Caribbean, Central America and the Southeast region of the United States, covering a total of 54 cities in 33 countries. Speaking following the presentation of the award, Kenji Hashimoto, American Airlines Cargo President said:

"Our Cargo division is only as strong as its people, and Carmen consistently adds incredible value to the team. Always intensely focused on the customer, Carmen has an impressive reputation in the community and truly deserves this recognition."

Photo: Carmen Taylor courtesy of American Airlines