Zurich, Oct. 7, 2008 — Swissport International, a leading provider of ground handling services for the air transport sector, has appointed Nils Pries Knudsen as senior vice president Europe within its cargo services division. He assumes his new duties on Jan. 1, 2009.
Nils Pries Knudsen, 48, is a proven specialist in the cargo and logistics sectors. He will join Swissport from SAS Cargo Group, where he is currently serving as vice president for global sales with global functional responsibility for marketing and sales. Prior to this, Nils Pries Knudsen spent three years with DHL Express as functional director in Denmark for the business area “freight."
John Batten, executive vice president Global Cargo, is pleased at the appointment: “We are delighted to bring Nils onboard to strengthen the management team of Swissport International and be better positioned to support our existing customers and future growth.”
Daniel Setz has substantial international experience with more than 20 years working in the transportation and logistics industry.
The company appointed Peter Kohl to the position.