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Mr. Peter Scholten

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Chief Commercial Officer

Local Address:  Colombia
Tampa Cargo

Employment History


  • bachelor degrees , Transport Management
  • degrees
    Jan Backx Transport College , Rotterdam
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Payload Asia Awards 2015 [cached]
Peter Scholten
Peter Scholten Vice President Commercial
Since 2010 Peter Scholten is VP Commercial of 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 of Saudi Arabian Airlines fleet of 145 passenger aircraft and operates a fleet of 15 freighters that spans a rapidly expanding global network of 225 destinations.
Scholten has over 20 years global experience in international aviation and transportation management. His career spans 14 years at Dutch cargo airline Martinair as regional VP in Europe, Africa, Asia Pacific and Americas. Prior to that Scholten worked 5 years as Managing Director of Road Air Flora, a leading freight forwarding company in the Dutch perishable market.
Before joining Saudia Cargo Scholten was VP Americas for Martinair, based in Miami. In this position he was responsible for the freighter network of 20 destinations in the Americas and the passenger activities of Martinair in the region. Martinair became the market-leader in the South America-Europe cargo market under Scholten's leadership. In 2007 Scholten was appointed as Chief Commercial Officer of Tampa Cargo (a Colombian cargo airline based in Medellin with B767 freighters, majority owned by Martinair). In this interim role Scholten led the cargo airline back to profitability.
In 2002-2006 Scholten was based in Hong Kong as VP Asia Pacific. During this tenure Scholten implemented an aggressive growth strategy for Hong Kong and China. He started new operations for the carrier the Chinese cities Nanjing and Tianjin. Further Scholten created a new Middle East hub for the carrier in Sharjah, UAE.
During the period of 2000 thru 2002 Scholten was based in Nairobi where he initiated Kencargo Airlines, a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM and Martinair. As Managing Director of Kencargo he created a professional cargo organization that included a network of 30 destinations. In 2004 Kencargo was renamed to Kenya Airways Cargo.
Scholten began his career in Martinair as VP Europe & Africa in 1996, based in Schiphol Airport. During this tenure he built the European sales organisation covering 20 countries. In Africa Scholten opened a regional head office in Nairobi from where carrier became the market leader in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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 turned the company around to profitability, made it the market leader in flower exports to Japan and perishable imports from Africa.
Scholten has bachelor degrees in Transport Management. Scholten is married with two children.
Air Cargo & SeaCargo Americas News [cached]
Peter Scholten, Vice President Commercial, Saudi Airlines Cargo Company Peter Scholten joined Saudi Airlines Cargo Company in October 2010 as VP Commercial. Peter began his career as Managing Director for Road Air Flora and Road Air Fresh, subsidiaries of TMI-Group, a leading freight forwarding group in the Netherlands. In 1996 Peter joined Martinair as Vice President Sales Europe and then was promoted to Vice President Europe & Africa in August of 1997. Between 2001 and 2002 he initiated Kencargo, a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM Cargo and Martinair, and later was Martinair's Vice President for Asia/Pacific based in Hong Kong. After his tenure in Asia, Martinair moved Peter to Miami, Florida as Vice President & General Manager of the Americas. Also, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tampa Cargo, leading the company back to profitability in 2007 and managed its sale to Avianca Airlines in 2008.
Peter has degrees from Jan Backx Transport College, Rotterdam and NEA Transport Management, Netherlands.
Martinair Cargo has named Frank de ... [cached]
Martinair Cargo has named Frank de Jong as its new vice president Asia Pacific, taking over from Peter Scholten who has been in Asia for the last four years
Scholten, whose new title is vice president and general manager, has been transferred to South America where he will take charge of the Americas.He will also sit on the board of Tampa Cargo in Colombia.
Other panelists in the session were ... [cached]
Other panelists in the session were Peter Scholten, CEO, Fast Logistics Solution Group; Eric Hartmann, VP, Cargo Alliance, SkyTeam Cargo; Samir Shah, Chairman, Federation of Freight Forwarders' Association of India (FFFAI) and Bharat Thakkar, Former President of ACAAI.
The expansion of our passenger network ... [cached]
The expansion of our passenger network in Toronto and the capacity growth of our bellies in Paris, Jakarta, Casablanca and Johannesburg will help to strengthen our global cargo network, Peter Scholten, vice president of commercial at Saudia Cargo, said in a statemet.
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