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Atlas Air Worldwide Appoints Joel Goldberg as EVP and Chief Information Officer

Atlas Air Worldwide has today announced the appointment of Joel Goldberg as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer effective February 26, 2024.  Mr. Goldberg will report to Atlas’ CEO, Michael Steen, and will also join the Executive Leadership Team.

Atlas Air Worldwide's New Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Joel Goldberg - Courtesy Atlas Air/Photo Inset Credit: Joel Goldberg/LinkedIn

On Thursday (January 25, 2024), Atlas Air Worldwide announced the appointment of Joel Goldberg as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer effective February 26, 2024.  Mr. Goldberg will report to Atlas Air Worldwide’s CEO, Michael Steen, and will also join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.  Joel Goldberg has nearly three decades of experience leading digital transformation initiatives across the aviation, logistics and consumer products industries.  He joins Atlas from Wizz Air, where he has served as Chief Digital Officer for the last five years.

In Thursday’s announcement, Atlas Air Worldwide’s CEO, Michael Steen, said,

“I’m thrilled to welcome Joel to lead our IT organization at such an exciting time of our Company’s transformation. Joel’s focus on leading the vision for our digital strategy, as well as continuing to deliver operational excellence, will be critical as we prepare for our next phase of growth.  Joel brings a customer-centric mindset and proven track record for delivering a digital-first approach to serving customers and powering core operations. With his significant experience leading large, complex digital transformations across the aviation and logistics sectors, Joel will be a tremendous asset to our executive team.”

Also commenting on his new role, Atlas Air Worldwide’s new EVP and Chief Information Officer, Joel Goldberg, added,

“I am excited to join Atlas Air Worldwide, the recognized leader in air cargo and aviation services, at this pivotal moment in the Company’s journey.  Great work is well underway at Atlas, and I look forward to working with the team to accelerate the Company’s digital transformation.  IT will be a critical enabler of the Company’s growth, and we have a tremendous opportunity to further leverage data, automation, and AI, and launch initiatives to best serve Atlas’ customers and employees.”

Before joining Wizz Air, Mr. Goldberg served as Senior Director of Technology for Nike in the EMEA region.  Prior to that, he held a series of roles of increasing responsibility at Maersk, including Director of E-Business and Global Director of Business Applications.  Goldberg also served as Chief Information Officer at G4S, a leading global security company, and previously worked for DHL and FedEx.  He holds an MBA from Indiana University and a BS in Engineering from the University of Florida.

White Plains, New York-based Atlas Air Worldwide is a leading global provider of third-party aircraft and aviation operating services.  Company subsidiaries include Atlas Air and Titan Aviation Holdings.  Additionally, the company owns a majority stake in Polar Air Cargo Worldwide.  Together, the Atlas Air family of companies operate the world’s largest Boeing 747 Freighter fleet.  The company also offers their customers a wide selection of Boeing 747, 777, 767 and 737 aircraft for domestic, regional and international cargo and passenger operations. 


Source: Atlas Air Worldwide 


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