Cargo Handling

Eric Born extends contract with Swissport until end of 2019

Swissport International’s president and chief executive officer (CEO) Eric Born has agreed to extend his time as the head of the ground and cargo handler until 31 December, 2019.

Born has been serving as the president and CEO since August 2015. During his tenure, Swissport further extended its global leadership and saw its profitability strengthened.

HNA Group CEO, Adma Tan said: “Given Eric’s outstanding leadership, his understanding of the airport ground services and air cargo handling industry, and his clear vision for Swissport’s future, the company will be best served by his continued leadership as HNA evaluates the strategic options for its Swiss subsidiary.”

Swissport International works on behalf of 850 client-companies, for some 265 million passengers annually and handles approximately 4.7 million tonnes of air cargo at 133 warehouses worldwide.