Swissport Appoints New EVP

On July 20 Swissport International announced the appointment of Roman Hermann as its new Executive Vice President for Business Development effective October 1, 2011.
Mr Hermann joins Swissport from ABB Asea Brown Boveri, where he has been managing Mergers & Acquisitions projects for over three years, within the company’s Corporate Development department.  Prior to that he was Head of Valuations at KPMG Switzerland.
As Executive Vice President for Business Development, Hermann will report directly to the President and CEO and will become a member of the Group Executive Management, responsible for M&A and business planning.  Per H Utnegaard, President and CEO of Swissport International, said: “I am extremely pleased to welcome Roman to the Swissport group, he will play a key role in the expansion and development of Swissport.  He is joining the world’s leading aviation services group, and he brings an excellent track record from other world-leading international companies. We are excited about the knowledge, skills and experience that he will bring to Swissport.”