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.