Swissport International Ltd.

Juan Carlos Garcia Appointed General Manager, Swissport Cargo Spain

Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, has appointed Juan Carlos Garcia as the new General Manager for Swissport Cargo Services in Spain. He will assume his duties effective on March 15, bringing more than 25 years of managerial experience from various industries to the role. His last position in Swissport was Passenger Services Airport Manager at Madrid-Barajas Airport.



Juan Carlos Garcia has 25 years of management experience in various capacities in different industries including the aviation industry. His career includes positions in companies like Thyssen, Daewoo and Johnson Controls, and he has lately been managing the Swissport Ground Handling Passenger Services business at Madrid-Barajas Airport. This ample experience will give a solid base while leading the cargo business in Spain going forward. Juan Carlos will replace Jesús Romero, who will move on in Swissport Cargo Services to become the Commercial Director for Europe.

Nils Pries Knudsen, Senior Vice President Cargo Europe commented: “We believe that with his diverse background in various industries as well as the background in Swissport Spain, Juan Carlos will be able to grow the business consistently and effectively going forward.”



Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for around 118 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 40,000 personnel, Swissport is active at 192 stations in 38 countries on five continents, and generates annual consolidated operating revenue of CHF 1.9 billion.



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