Swissport promotes Knudsen

Swissport International has promoted Nils Pries Knudsen to executive vice president global cargo services, with immediate effect.
He will continue to report to Per Utnegaard, group president and chief executive at the provider of ground and cargo handling services.
With 4.1m tonnes of airfreight handled per year, the cargo division is the second largest service within the Swissport group.
Knudsen, most recently senior vice president and head of global cargo services, joined Swissport International in January 2009 and “has since been instrumental in taking the cargo division forward to become a global leader,” said Swissport.
With his promotion, Knudsen becomes a member of the group executive management. 

“Nils Pries Knudsen has great air cargo industry experience to bring Swissport’s cargo business continuously forward and to drive our overall growth strategy," commented Utnegaard. 

Share this story

Related Topics

Latest europe news

Lufthansa Cargo set to tackle the coronavirus crisis

By Damian Brett

Lufthansa Cargo will continue to roll out the use of passenger aircraft to carry freight over the coming weeks as…

Read More

Share this story

Dachser Mexico ships masks in coronavirus relief flight

By Damian Brett

Dachser Mexico provided air transportation for the shipment of more than 3m surgical and respiratory masks to Germany, to help…

Read More

Share this story

Air cargo demand, yields and revenue fall in the first two months of 2020

Worldwide air cargo demand fell 3% year-over-year (YoY) in the first two months of 2020, a larger decrease than the provisional…

Read More

Share this story