Eric Born to step down as Swissport president and CEO

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Swissport president and CEO, Eric Born

Eric Born will step down as Group president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Swissport International at the end of December 2018.

He has been in his role since August 2015, and Swissport says a successor will be announced in due course, and in the meantime Born will continue to perform his duties as group president and CEO.

Commenting on his departure, Born says: “It has been an exciting time at Swissport and I am very proud of the high-quality services our colleagues across the globe deliver to our customers every day.”

HNA Group CEO and chairman of Swissport, Adam Tan says: “Under Eric Born’s strategic and thoughtful leadership over the past three years, Swissport has cemented its place as the global leader in ground services and cargo handling for the aviation industry.

“On behalf of the entire board of directors, I want to extend my thanks and appreciation to Eric for his many contributions to building a team and business that is extremely well positioned for continued success. We will be working together with him and the rest of the management team to effect a seamless leadership transition in the weeks and months ahead.”