Shawn McWhorter
President - NCA Americas
Nippon Cargo Airlines

Shawn joined Nippon Cargo Airlines in 2007 and is President of the Americas Region, working out of the Regional Headquarters office at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.  He is responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing, Operations, Accounting, and Administration for North and South America.  He is an experienced cargo executive, working in the industry for over 27 years. 

Prior to NCA, he worked in Minneapolis for Northwest Airlines as Vice President – Cargo Network Management and was responsible for managing cargo revenue generated from the fleet of 14 B747 freighters and the passenger belly space.  Before that, he was based in Atlanta working in the Cargo group at Delta Air Lines as Director – Customer Quality, responsible for global revenue management and marketing, creation and management of the SkyTeam Cargo Alliance, and delivery of cargo services to the customer through training, technology, and process engineering activities. 

Shawn is also a member of the Business Advisory Council at Northwestern University Transportation Center in Evanston, IL.  Originally from Atlanta, he has an engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.