Lionel van der Walt, a veteran of the air cargo Industry with more than 20 years of international executive leadership experience, was recently appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) The Americas at PayCargo LLC. leading the fastest growing online payment platform for the shipping and cargo industry. His focus will be to further strengthen the company as an innovative, dynamic and nimble financial technology solutions provider, working to maximize efficiencies and cross industry synergies in order to provide best in class services to clients and partners. van der Walt spent over a decade with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) where he held various leadership roles based out of South Africa, Spain and the United States, including President at Cargo Network Services Corp. (CNS), IATA’s U.S. cargo subsidiary. In December of 2017, IATA and PayCargo, LLC (USA) signed an agreement to offer the New PayCargo-CNS System in the United States and became the online payment processing engine for expedited payments at U.S. stations of participating airlines. As a natural next step, PayCargo signed a global agreement with IATA in March of this year to offer the IATA-PayCargo System.
Lionel van der Walt
President & CEO The Americas, PayCargo LLC