Lanny Schindelmeiser appointed as Sterling’s Vice President of Operations in North America
15 Sep, 2022 Aviation
Sterling, a Kuehne+Nagel company, has named aviation specialist Lanny Schindelmeiser as Vice President of Operations, based in Herndon Virginia. Lanny will focus on operational excellence, process improvements and network infrastructure, ensuring that Sterling continues to provide the highest level of service for its aerospace and aviation clients throughout the Americas.
Prior to accepting the position, Lanny was Sterling’s Vice President of APAC and acting Vice President EMEA for two years in Singapore, where his responsibilities included business development and regional operations management. In his role, Lanny successfully expanded the business, developing solutions for aircraft manufacturers, commercial and business aircraft operators, as well as maintenance and repair organizations in order to optimize their supply chain and minimize aircraft downtime.
With 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, Lanny has held various management positions at various logistics companies. He is originally from Los Angeles and grew up in New York, NY. Lanny has an MBA from York St John University in the UK and a FAA Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License.
“We are so pleased that Lanny has accepted this role, bringing his extensive aerospace experience, deep knowledge and passion for the aviation logistics industry. Lanny will help the North America team navigate through the unprecedented challenges that the global supply chain is currently experiencing and deliver the innovative solutions to support our customer's requirements.” says Robert Broderick, EVP Sterling.
Since 1981, Sterling, a Kuehne and Nagel company, has been helping aviation clients with their worldwide priority shipping, transporting valuable aircraft parts swiftly and efficiently. Sterling specializes in shipping AOG aircraft parts, heavy weight or oversized freight, and dangerous goods, while keeping down time to a minimum.
With more than 79,000 employees at over 1,300 sites in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics providers. It operates in sea logistics, air logistics, road logistics and contract logistics, with a clear focus on integrated logistics solutions