Ji is a long term member of the HIC Miami team starting with us in 2010. She held a very crucial role supporting a key client and had progressed from a junior position into her current role as operations manager.
Ji has an outstanding performer, always very focused and a self-starter. In her free time, she enjoys nature, reading and has a passion for exotic Teas.
Vice President – Business Development
UK & USA
Andy is a member of Horizon International’s senior management team, heading Cargo Sales in both the UK and USA. His teams are responsible for generating new business supporting our key TransAtlantic tradelane.
Andy joined Horizon International in September 2013, based in our Los Angeles office, heading our US operations. He relocated back to the UK in June 2015.
Andy has worked in the freight and logistics industry for most of his working life – prior to which he worked in the manufacturing sector, focussed on international shipping. He relocated from the UK to the US in 2000, initially based in New York – then moving west to Los Angeles, where he opened 2 offices for previous employers prior to joining Horizon.
He enjoys helping clients by delivering solutions to their needs and solving problems. This element of his job gives him the most personal satisfaction. In his view, the more challenging the need; the greater the satisfaction.
In his spare time, Andy follows most sports, including football, cricket and athletics. He also enjoys driving his classic 2 seater sports car around country lanes at weekends (when the sun is shining!).
IMPORT OPERATIONS AGENT
Kyra joined Horizon in August 2013 as Import and Operations Agent. She is responsible for all sea freight import shipments, handling the whole chain from sending a quote till set up delivery. Before Horizon Kyra had an internship at Neele-Vat Logistics in their customer service departments for imports and exports.
Kyra loves the contact that she has with clients and suppliers and always takes that extra step to ensure that they are happy and satisfied. With the diversity of the work that she does two days are never the same and enjoys being part of the whole chain.
Outside of work Kyra likes to spend time with family and friends and also watching Netflix if she has spare time left. Hobbies include cardio boxing and swimming.
AIR EXPORT AGENT – LOS ANGELES
Mark joined in August 2017 and works as Air Export Agent – his role is to coordinate air exports including quoting, scheduling pickups and deliveries, bookings, follow up with clients and invoicing. Prior to Horizon, Mark worked for another freight forwarding company.
He enjoys working within a team that is always supportive and helpful as well as being able to gain further experience and understanding of export operations.
Mark is a huge sports fan, music junkie and foodie. He also enjoys the outdoors, snowboarding, body-boarding and basketball.
ADMIN SUPPORT CLERK
Louise, our Admin Support Clerk, has worked for Horizon since March 2017. Her role includes compliance H&S, ISO & AEO administration, staff training, staff recruitment, sales support, operational support and arranging the all important Christmas party! The one thing she enjoys the most about her role is the variation, not one day is the same.
Prior to Horizon Louise worked for NNR for 3 years in a very similar occupation.
Louise enjoys spending time with friends and family – she has 2 teenage children, camping and celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary this September.
export team leader
Simon started at Horizon in 2000 and is our Export Team Leader in the London Airfreight department.
Having nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry he specialises in military, licences and carnets. Handling many high profile and time sensitive events in the sports and music industry, from South America to USA and Far East to Europe he enjoys challenges and learning new procedures to improve Horizon’s client’s quality of service.
In Simon’s spare time he is involved in local religious community matters, enjoys reading, listening to music and watching films. He has just celebrated 30 years of marriage and has 3 children and two grandchildren. Simon’s ambition is to be a beekeeper when he retires.
Erick joined Horizon International in April 2015 and is Ocean Supervisor in the California office. His role as a team leader is to make sure they are all working together and not leaving a single member behind, assisting on projects or help them solve any issues that may arise.
Erick has been in the freight forwarding industry since 2003 working in various roles such as warehouse functions, export duties and supply chain solutions. He likes to stay up to date with new rules, regulations, shipping arrangements and much more and learn along the way.
The part in his role that Erick enjoys the most is finding solutions to the questions being raised on a daily basis. Whether it’s completing quotations, assisting customers with the best way of shipping their freight, and assisting team members. Spreading his wisdom is something he enjoys.
Outside of work Erick likes taking on many challenges. He enjoys cycling and running – having completed 7 Marathons and is now training for triathlons. He also enjoys attending horror themed cosplay events with his wife – dressing up as his favourite characters and taking pictures with other people.
Chloe joined Horizon International in December 2019. She had previously worked for a well known hotel chain.
She enjoys working with new clients and communicating with our network offices across the globe.
Chloe is very ambitious and sees a great future for herself as part of Horizon’s fast-growing Oceanfreight Team!
In her spare time, Chloe enjoys visiting the gym and walking her dog.