Swissport appoints Liam McElroy as head of the Western Europe region

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Liam McElroy

Liam McElroy has been appointed Head of Swissport’s Western Europe region, comprising the UK and Ireland. He succeeds Jason Holt and assumed his new role on July 1.

McElroy, previously interim chief operating officer of the airport ground services unit in the UK and Irland, has been promoted to head up Swissport Western Europe with immediate effect. In this new role, he will steer Swissport’s ground services and cargo handling activities in the UK and Ireland. McElroy reports to Luzius Wirth, executive vice president EMEA and member of group executive management of Swissport International.

“We are pleased to welcome Liam as new head of Swissport Western Europe. He can build on many years of relevant professional experience and has been successfully leading our Western Europe ground services unit as its COO on an ad interim basis,” says Wirth. “We are grateful to Jason for his valuable contributions to Swissport over the years. He has been fully committed to the Western Europe area, where most recently he has done much to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our business and on our people, both economically and in terms of protecting the reputation of Swissport and its staff.”