Swissport Belgium appoints new CEO

By Rachelle Harry

Swissport has appointed Thierry Miremont as chief executive of Swissport Belgium, effective from April 9.

Miremont’s new role will see him reporting to Luzius Wirth, executive vice president EMEA of Swissport, and leading the Swissport cargo and ground handling teams at Brussels and Liège airports.

Miremont is an experienced senior executive with years of professional experience in transforming, restructuring and turning around organizations. He was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he was the global co-head for the airline industry business. He was also chairman of the executive board at French tour operator FRAM; president of TNT Express in France; and more recently chief executive of Euromaster Group, a tyre and vehicle maintenance solutions provider.

Wirth commented: “We are happy to have Miremont on board to lead Swissport Belgium in these difficult times that are demanding all our efforts. He is very experienced in management consulting and has held several executive positions in family-owned, listed and private equity-held companies.”

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