Ground Services

dnata appoints global head of airport operations

dnata appoints global head of airport operations
Clive Sauvé-Hopkins will oversee dnata’s ground handling and cargo businesses across 16 countries (Image credit: dnata)

Ground services provider dnata has announced the appointment of Clive Sauvé-Hopkins as divisional senior vice president for the company’s airport operations, effective immediately.

In his role, Sauvé-Hopkins will oversee dnata’s global ground handling and cargo business at 97 airports in 16 countries and manage a team of over 37,000 customer-centric aviation professionals to ensure consistent high quality and safe services for more than 330 airline customers.

Sauvé-Hopkins brings with him extensive international experience in commercial strategy and business transformation, having held several senior leadership positions with Swissport, Servisair, Aviapartner, Qatar Airways and the Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company.

He will be based in Dubai and report to CEO Steve Allen.

Allen said: “I’m pleased to have Clive on board our global management team. Clive has all the experience and skills to drive our growth strategy and ensure consistent quality and safe services, with a continued focus on people and sustainability across our global operations.

“I look forward to working together as we enhance our business and offering,” he added.