UTi appoints new freight forwarding sales and airfreight product VPs

UTi Worldwide has announced the appointment of Jerry Trimarco to Global Vice President, Sales – Freight Forwarding. He joined UTi in 2010 as Vice President, Global Air Product and over his 40 year career he he has held senior leadership roles in sales, global transportation, airline management and field operations with UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Emery Worldwide and Menlo Worldwide.

UTi also announced the appointment of John Wetherell to Vice President, Global Air Product. With 22 years of experience in the freight forwarding industry, he previously reported to Trimarco and led UTi’s Air Product and Procurement team in the Americas region. In his new role, he is expected to be responsible for the strategic development and management of UTi’s air forwarding business and products globally. He joined UTi in 2006 from Exel.

Verhage said of Wetherell’s appointment, “We are excited that John is assuming this role. He is well-known throughout the industry as a thoughtful, insightful leader with the ability to see where the airfreight market is heading and how our clients can make the most of the opportunities and challenges that presents.”