Northern Air Cargo said Dec. 12 that John Eckels has been named vice president of business development and administration for the company.
Eckels will assume primary responsibility for oversight of the company’s growth initiatives including establishment of new business partnerships and strategic alliances. He will also continue to oversee all postal affairs, and key administrative functions of the company.
Eckels has been employed by Northern Air Cargo for five years and currently serves as senior director of finance.
“John is a lifelong Alaskan. He has a tremendous history in the state’s aviation business and we are very lucky to have him as a key member of our team” said NAC President David Karp.
Eckels will assume his new duties effective Jan. 1.
Northern Air Cargo’s mission is to offer the highest quality air cargo transportation and related services throughout Alaska and the world.