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Vice President Commercial

Local Address: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Airlines Cargo Co.
Stratus House, Bedfont Road
Stanwell , Berkshire TW19 7NL
United Kingdom

Company Description: Saudi Airlines Cargo is a leading air cargo carrier in the Middle East with an extensive global network covering Asia, Africa, Europe and the USA with a fleet of...   more

Employment History

  • Vice President and General Manager the Americas
  • Regional Vice President On Different Continents
  • Cco
    Tampa Cargo
  • Managing Director
    Road Air Flora


  • bachelor degrees , Transport Management
  • degrees
    Jan Backx Transport College , Rotterdam
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Peter Scholten, vice ..., 2 Dec 2014 [cached]
Peter Scholten, vice president commercial for Saudia Cargo for the past four years, is stepping down effective Jan. 15 to pursue other interests, according to a statement from the Jeddah-based carrier.
"His [Scholten's] contribution has been instrumental to the growth and positioning of Saudia Cargo in the global air cargo business," said Nabil Khojah, Saudia Cargo's CEO.
Scholten, who joined Saudia Cargo in October 2010, has been responsible for global sales and marketing activities for the cargo carrier. He has more than 20 years experience in air cargo. Prior to joining Saudia Cargo, he was vice president, Americas, for Martinair and was based in Miami. He also served as chief commercial officer for Colombia-based Tampa Cargo in 2007, which was majority-owned by Martinair. Tampa Cargo was later acquired by Avianca and is now known as Avianca Cargo. Earlier, he was managing director of Kencargo Airlines, a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM and Martinair.
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EXECUTIVE TEAM | Saudia Cargo, 6 Aug 2014 [cached]
Peter Scholten Vice President Commercial
Scholten has over 20 years global experience in international aviation and transportation management. Prior to joining Saudia Cargo in 2010 Scholten had senior management roles at a major cargo airline and a leading freight forwarder in the Netherlands..
From 2006 to 2010 as VP Americas, based in Miami, Scholten was responsible for the freighter network of 20 destinations in the region and assigned as interim CCO at Tampa Cargo (a Colombian cargo airline based in Medellin with B767 freighters, than majority owned by Martinair). In 2002-2006 Scholten was based in Hong Kong as VP Asia Pacific. From 2000 thru 2002 Scholten was based in Nairobi as Managing Director for Ken cargo Airlines, a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM and Martinair. The company was later renamed to Kenya Airways Cargo. Scholten began his career in Martinair as VP Europe & Africa in 1996, based in Schiphol Airport and Nairobi.
In the period 1992-1996 Scholten was Managing Director of Road Air Flora a leading freight forwarder in the perishable market in the Netherlands.
Scholten has bachelor degrees in Transport Management, married with two children and has the Dutch nationality.
SAUDIA CARGO, 3 Feb 2014 [cached]
Peter Scholten Vice President Commercial
Since October 2010 Peter Scholten has been VP Commercial of Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In this role Scholten is responsible for the global sales and marketing activities of the cargo carrier. Saudia Cargo sells the worldwide belly capacity on Saudi Arabian Airlines' fleet of 145 passenger aircraft and operates a fleet of 13 freighters spanning a rapidly expanding global network of 225 destinations.
Scholten has some 20 years of global experience in international aviation and transportation management. His career spans 14 years as regional VP on different continents, most recently at Dutch cargo airline Martinair. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as Managing Director of Road Air Flora, a leading freight forwarding company in the Dutch perishables market.
Peter Scholten to leave ..., 2 Dec 2014 [cached]
Peter Scholten to leave Saudia Cargo in January
Saudia Cargo has announced that Peter Scholten, vice president commercial, will be leaving Saudia Cargo effective 15 January 2015 to pursue other interests.
The carrier said it would announce "in due course" a successor to Scholten, who joined Saudia Cargo in October 2010.
Peter Scholten, Vice ..., 6 May 2014 [cached]
Peter Scholten, Vice President Commercial of Saudia Cargo expressed delight that the independent freight forwarding sector was helping SV to pioneer e-AWB transformation in the country.
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