Eric Born to stay at Swissport for another year

Swissport president and CEO, Eric Born

Eric Born and HNA Group have agreed to extend Born’s contract as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Swissport International until 31 December 2019.

He has been serving as president and CEO of the ground handling and air cargo service provider since August 2015.

HNA Group CEO, Adam Tan says: “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.”

Born had been due to stand down at the end of December 2018 and was due to continue performing his duties until his departure.