Swissport appoints VP Corporate Communications & Marketing

Zurich, 11th December 2012 – Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sabine Meinitz as Vice President for Corporate Communications and Marketing, with effect from 10th December 2012.

Sabine has many years of experience in senior communications and marketing roles at international companies including NEC Display Solutions Europe and Texas Instruments. She will be responsible for Swissport’s corporate communications and marketing strategy development and execution, including public and investor relations.

The new role of VP Corporate Communications and Marketing has been created as a result of the growth of Swissport and the increasing importance of communications activities, which has required that we now bring this function in-house.

Peter Moser, Executive Vice President for Human Resources, Communications and Marketing, commented: “We are excited about the knowledge, skills and experience that Sabine will bring to our organisation and the possibilities that this opens up. With the rapid evolution of communications and marketing technologies and methods, her expertise and vision in this area will help drive our use of leading-edge techniques and ensure that Swissport’s communications and marketing are at the highest possible level.”

Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for around 116 million passengers and 3.5 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 650 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of around 39,000 personnel, Swissport is active at 191 stations in 38 countries on five continents, and generates annual consolidated operating revenue of approximately CHF 2 billion. www.swissport.com