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Hitt og þetta 30. apríl 2007

Urs Stulz appointed new Managing Director Cargo Europe

As the successor of Hans Nilsson, Stulz assumes this new role on May 1st, 2007. Urs Stulz, currently Director Cargo Switzerland Swiss WorldCargo, has been selected as successor of Hans Nilsson as Managing Director Cargo Europe. Nilsson will be leaving the company to take up a new challenge externally, after building up a strong team and reaching the ambitious targets set for Swiss WorldCargo in the European market. Urs Stulz has a solid track record of achievements in various commercial functions at Swisscargo and, since 2002, at Swiss WorldCargo. In his current position, he has proved himself to be a decisive and responsible leader, increasing the Swiss WorldCargo share in the home market, and setting new record revenues in recent months thanks to improved yield and volume. This exemplary record of achievements includes the professional management of the complex relationships with the forwarders associations, the shippers' councils and the key top shippers, as well as the various authorities and suppliers. As Managing Director Cargo Europe, Urs Stulz will be charged with ensuring the business unit's further expansion and focused development. The process to select a successor as Director Cargo Switzerland and to ensure a smooth transition is underway and further announcements will follow shortly. Swiss WorldCargo is the air freight division of Swiss International Air Lines AG. With a global network of more than 150 destinations in over 80 countries and a wide range of services offered, Swiss WorldCargo generates true added value for its customers and makes a substantial contribution to the earnings power of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. Note to editors: For further information about Swiss WorldCargo, pictures and interview requests please contact: Bernd Maresch Senior Manager Marketing PR & Strategy bernd.maresch@swiss.com Phone +41 44 564 50 50 Please visit www.swissworldcargo.com The media release can be downloaded from the following link: