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John Peery Named President & Chief Operating Officer of Mercury Air Cargo

John PeeryJohn Peery has been promoted to President & Chief Operating Officer of Los Angeles-based Mercury Air Cargo Inc., increasing his responsibilities over all of Mercury Air Cargo’ subsidiaries and affiliates and managing over 1100 employees. “John’s business skills have helped grow Mercury into the largest air cargo handling company at LAX, SFO and SJC. We’re very excited about his growth plans for all of Mercury’s cargo businesses going forward.” said Joseph A. Czyzyk, Chairman & CEO of Mercury Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Mercury Air Cargo.

Providing specialized and reliable services for airline customers at LAX has driven Peery in adapting to the ever-changing business environment on the west coast. He recently remarked, “working in an environment where we are constantly being squeezed between the airlines’ austerity and significant growth while operating in aging and decreasing warehouse capacity has been one of my greatest challenges over this last decade,” adding, “but this has also armed me with the necessary knowledge and experience going forward to meet our customers’ needs with more efficient operations while growing Mercury.”

Peery also adds, “I am very proud to be a senior member of the Mercury Team. This promotion will allow me additional time to focus on the issues that matter, our employees, customers and dynamically improving the efficiency in which we process our customers’ cargo. There are significant challenges in the airfreight business and I firmly believe we have the best team to address any issue we come across.”  

Mercury Air Cargo, Inc. provides cargo handling facilities and services in eight air cargo warehouses at LAX, SFO and SJC; TSA cargo security services; freight forwarding and logistic services specializing in perishable products; governments and contractors; and direct air carrier transportation worldwide.  Mercury Air Cargo Inc. is a subsidiary of Mercury Air Group, Inc.