New positions for Swissport’s Steiner and Skinner

By Rachelle Harry

Swissport has allocated new roles to two managers in its air cargo and ground services businesses.

Rudolf Steiner is the company’s new head of cargo EMEA and Mark Skinner will serve as head of business development and sales EMEA. Both will commence their new roles from today (November 1) and will report to Luzius Wirth, executive vice president EMEA.

Steiner, formerly Swissport’s senior vice president and head of commercial EMEA, has more than 20 years of experience in the Air Cargo business. Prior to joining Swissport in 2008, he held senior positions at Swissair and Swisscargo in Switzerland, China and Singapore. In his new role, Steiner will coordinate and manage the EMEA cargo business jointly with the regional and local management.

Skinner, formerly senior vice president Middle East and Africa, managed Swissport’s principle emerging markets projects. In his new role, Skinner will drive business development projects across the EMEA region and will be responsible for customer relations. In addition, he will lead the commercial teams to execute the sales strategy. Skinner previously held senior positions at Credit Suisse and Swissair, and joined Swissport in 2004.

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