Christoph Meier appointed VP Head of Group Communications
Swissport International, the world's leading provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, today announced the appointment of Christoph Meier to VP Head of Group Communications as of 1 December 2017. In this role, he will take over strategic and operational responsibilities for all Group communications, externally and internally, and report directly to Eric Born, Group President & CEO.
Christoph is an experienced corporate communications professional with a proven track record in leading global teams and internal and external partners. Christoph joins Swissport from Lufthansa Group, where he was Head of Communication Strategy & Planning, tasked with drafting the Group Communications agenda, integrated content planning and multi-channel communication campaigns. Before that, Christoph was Lufthansa’s Head Media Relations for Southeast Europe, Middle East & Africa, and later took on responsibility for Group Media Relations at the Lufthansa head office. Prior to his engagement at Lufthansa Group, he held various corporate communications management roles at Swiss International Air Lines. Christoph is a Swiss citizen, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Fribourg.
Eric Born, Group President & CEO at Swissport International Ltd, commented: “As the world’s leader in airline ground and cargo handling, Swissport is best positioned to address today’s and tomorrow’s challenges of the aviation industry. The vision of Swissport is to be the world’s most trusted and reliable single-source airline ground services supplier of choice. This of course is best achieved through consistent and trustworthy communications towards all stakeholders.”
Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for more than 230 million passengers and handles 4.3 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 835 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of more than 62,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 280 stations in 48 countries across five continents, and generates consolidated operating revenue of EUR 2.7 billion. www.swissport.com
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Swissport International Ltd.
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