SwitzerlandSwissport appoints Christoph Meier

Swissport has appointed Christoph Meier vice president head of group communications.

Meier is an experienced corporate communications professional with a proven track record in leading global teams and internal and external partners. He joins Swissport from Lufthansa Group, where he was Head of Communication Strategy and Planning, tasked with drafting the Group Communications agenda, integrated content planning and multi-channel communication campaigns. Before that, Meier was Lufthansa’s Head Media Relations for Southeast Europe, Middle East and Africa, and later took on responsibility for Group Media Relations at the Lufthansa head office. Prior to his engagement at Lufthansa Group, he held various corporate communications management roles at Swiss International Air Lines.

Meier is a Swiss citizen, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Fribourg.

Swissport International Ltd. is a Swiss aviation services company providing airport ground and cargo handling services, headquartered in Opfikon, Switzerland. It handles around 250 million passengers and 4.3 million tonnes of cargo annually, on behalf of some 845 client-companies in the aviation sector. With a workforce of around 65,000 personnel, Swissport is active at more than 279 locations in 48 countries, and generates consolidated operating revenue €2.7 billion.

2017
Vice President Group Communications
2014
Director Communication Strategy, Planning & Operations
2011
Director Group Media Relations