Basel, 26. Februar 2019 

Andreas Behnke has been appointed CEO & Station Manager for Swissport at Basel’s trinational EuroAirport. In his new role, he will be responsible for all Swissport activities in Airport Ground Services, Air Cargo Handling, Executive Aviation and Lounge Hospitality.

Behnke, who is currently responsible for Swissport's cargo business at the EuroAirport in Basel, succeeds Gion-Pieder Pfister, who will go into planned retirement by the end of June 2019. Behnke joined Swissport as Station Manager Cargo in Basel in March 2017. Before his assignment with Swissport, he worked for global logistics companies, amongst others Panalpina.

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«Andreas has extensive experience in leadership positions in the logistics and transport industry», says Willy Ruf, SVP & Head of Central Europe of Swissport. «Most recently, he oversaw the preparation of the IATA CEIV certification of our Basel facility for particularly sensitive pharmaceutical logistics.»