Giorgio Laccona joined Walker International Transportation LLC (Walker) in 2011 as Chief Operations Officer (COO). Mr Laccona leads the day to day operations, leads procurement, strategic planning, and guides the organisations direction and future expansion. A 40+ year veteran of the logistics industry, Mr Laccona is well known and widely cited for his insights om the future of global airfreight and international transportations. Prior to joining Walker, Giorgio Laccona had been Chairman and CEO of IJS.
Mr Laccona began his career in freight forwarding in 1976 when he joined the former Air Express International Corp. (AEI). When AEI was acquired by Deutsche Post World Net in 2000, Mr. Laccona remained with the newly combined Danzas AEI International as president and CEO for the Americas. He spent 24 years at AEI, rising to the post of Senior Vice President for the America’s in 1999. Mr Laccona left Danzas AEI in January 2001 to join Eagle Global Logistics as Chief Operating Officer for International operations., a position he held for two years before joining Italian-based forwarder Savino Del Bene USA, Inc, as President.