Swissport appoints new Chief Financial Officer

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Peter Waller
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Swissport has appointed Dr Peter Waller as Chief Financial Officer and member of Group Executive Management.

Waller will succeed Dr Christian Göseke and will assume his duties on September 1 2019, reporting to Swissport President & CEO, Eric Born. The new and departing CFOs will be working closely together to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities.

“We are delighted to win Peter Waller as the new CFO for Swissport," said Eric Born. “In addition to his financial expertise, Peter can draw on years of experience in the travel and logistics industry. I look forward to having him on board.”

Peter Waller joins Swissport from CEVA Logistics AG, where he served as CFO. Previously, he was CFO at Eurofins Scientific and spent over eight years with the Thomas Cook Group in London and in Frankfurt.

Peter received a Master’s in Management from the University of Mannheim and ESSEC Business School in Paris and a PhD in Strategy from the University of Paderborn in Germany.

“In his three years as Swissport CFO, Christian Göseke worked tirelessly to support the company’s profitable growth and make Swissport fit for the future,” said Born. “On behalf of my colleagues of the Group Executive Management and the Board of Directors of Swissport, I thank Christian for his invaluable contributions and his great commitment. I wish him the very best for his future.”

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