Koen Gouweloose has been appointed Head of Swissport Cargo Belgium from July 01, 2020.
In his new position, Gouweloose will oversee the strategic and operational management of Swissport’s cargo activities in both Brussels and Liège, with a strong focus on navigating the company through the post-COVID-19 recovery phase. Starting on July 01, Houssein Ouchen also joined the Belgian cargo organisation. He is managing the growing business activities at Liège Airport.
Koen Gouweloose started his career with Swissport in March 2020 as COO of the Belgian cargo organisation, at the time reporting to Country Manager Thierry Miremont, who has taken on as Senior Vice President Central & Eastern Europe assignment within Swissport.
Koen Gouweloose has extensive experience in the logistics sector and held several senior management positions throughout his career, including Sales and Marketing Director and Operations Director Belux at DHL International and Managing Director of DHL Aviation (Benelux – France). He is well known in the industry and is familiar with the airport companies, airlines and other key stakeholders.
“Koen Gouweloose can build on many years of relevant professional experience in international air freight management and is very familiar with the different stakeholders in Belgium,” said Willy Ruf, Senior Vice President Central & Eastern Europe of Swissport International AG. “Together with Houssein Ouchen and Brussels Station Manager Ile de Nutte, Koen is tasked with further developing and growing our thriving cargo business in Brussels and Liège.”