Mark Faulkner, currently CEO of Swissport’s UK organisation, is to leave the company at the end of this month to take on a new professional challenge. Robin Dickie, a proven executive with extensive experience in various management capacities, has been appointed to take over as interim CEO on 1 June.
Zurich – Mark Faulkner is to leave Swissport UK at the end of May to take up a new challenge outside the aviation sector. Having joined the world’s leading ground handler in September 2008, Mark Faulkner has swiftly restructured and brought new dynamism to Swissport UK’s organisation and processes, including business development. Swissport offers him its warmest thanks for his work and commitment during this vital and successful re-structuring process, and wishes him every further professional success and satisfaction.
Robin Dickie will assume the position of interim CEO of Swissport UK, with overall responsibility for all business activities, until further notice. All other operational and commercial contacts remain unchanged.
Swissport International Ltd., which is owned by Spanish-based Ferrovial, one of the world’s leading infrastructure and service corporations, provides ground services for over 70 million passengers and 2.8 million tonnes of cargo a year on behalf of some 650 client companies. With its workforce of around 32 000 personnel, Swissport is active at 176 airports in 38 countries on five continents, and generated consolidated operating revenue of CHF 1.7 billion (EUR 1.2 billion or USD 1.7 billion) last year.