Opfikon, Switzerland, 1-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Swissport International, the world’s leading provider of ground handling services to the aviation industry, has appointed Katherine Boesen as Senior Vice President Global Commercial & Key Account Management Ground Handling effective 1 May 2015. Katherine Boesen will directly report to Juan-José Andrès Alvez, Executive Vice President Ground Handling Europe South, UK, Africa, LATAM & Global Commercial.
As Senior Vice President Global Commercial & Key Account Management Ground Handling, Katherine Boesen will be responsible for implementing and further advancing Swissport’s global commercial strategy, coordinating commercial activities between the different business divisions and developing global key accounts. With all of this, she will be actively contributing to Swissport’s strategic focus on sustainable growth. Moreover, her role and team will concentrate on customer satisfaction.
Juan-José Andrès Alvez commented: “We are delighted that Katherine Boesen has accepted to join Swissport to lead our Global Commercial and Key Account Management team. Her vast experience in the logistics and services industries in various regions around the globe will materially support Swissport´s strategy of customer focus and a value-added business proposition.”
Katherine Boesen is an experienced commercial professional with more than 20 years in positions across sales and commercial solutions in the logistics, financial services and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining Swissport she held the position of Chief Commercial Officer for the Eastern European and Asia Pacific region at DAMCO (the Logistics Division of Maersk Group). She has lived and worked in China, Australia and Switzerland.
Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for around 224 million passengers and handles 4.1 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 700 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of more than 60,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 265 stations in 45 countries across five continents, and generates consolidated operating revenue of CHF 3.0 billion.www.swissport.com
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