Swissport International Ltd., the world’s leading provider of ground services to the aviation industry, has appointed Henrik Holming Werner as the new General Manager for Swissport Cargo Services in Denmark. He assumed his duties on April 8, bringing 30 years of managerial, operational and sales experience to the role, much of which was gained within the transport and logistics sectors.
Henrik Holming Werner’s management experience includes Country Operations Director for DHL Express, Operations Manager for DHL Aviation’s Nordic hubs and gateways, and Operations Director East for GLS Denmark. His last position was with Nivart Consulting, including interim management roles for passenger transport group Anchersen and for Bring Denmark, a cargo, parcel and express carrier owned by the Norwegian postal group Posten Norge.
Henrik’s earlier career included Co-founder and Managing Director of Den Blå Kurér (Blue Courier) and Co-founder and Managing Director of Scanlogics, along with three years as Head of The Danish Trade Office in France.
Nils Pries Knudsen, Swissport’s Senior Vice President Cargo Europe commented: “We believe that with his strong management and operational background across the various parts of the aviation, transport and logistics sectors, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit, Henrik will be able to lead and grow the cargo business in Denmark effectively and consistently 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. www.swissport.com
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