July 03, 2018: Eric Born has informed the board of directors of his decision to step down as the group president & CEO of Swissport International AG by the end of December 2018. He has been serving in this role since August 2015.

“Under Eric Born’s strategic and thoughtful leadership over the past three years, Swissport has cemented its place as the global leader in ground services and cargo handling for the aviation industry”, said Adam Tan, CEO of HNA Group and chairman of Swissport.

“It has been an exciting time at Swissport and I am very proud of the high-quality services our colleagues across the globe deliver to our customers every day,” said Born.

The company will announce a successor in due course. In the meantime, Eric Born will continue to perform his duties of the current role.