Management Team

Mrisho Yassin
CEO

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Imani Mtafya
CFO

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Brendan Cummings
COO

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Onjero Jumbe
HR Manager

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Amina Bilali
Commercial Manager

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Board of Directors

Jeroen de Clercq
Non-Executive Chairman

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Luzius Wirth
Non-Executive Director

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Eric Muriithi
Non-Executive Director

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Dr. Charles Kimei
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Raymond Mbilinyi
Independent Non-Executive Director

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Swissport Tanzania PLC. Company Profile

Swissport Tanzania Plc. (Swissport Tanzania) a subsidiary of Swissport International Ltd, is a leading ground and cargo handling services provider in Tanzania. The Company operates at Julius Nyerere and Kilimanjaro International Airports with its head office located at the first floor of Swissport Freight Terminal at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA).

Swissport Tanzania, then known as Dar es Salaam Airport Handling Company (DAHACO) started its operations at Julius Nyerere International Airport on 1st October 1985 and extended its operations to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) in October 1990.

Swissport International Ltd. acquired 51% of Swissport Tanzania (the then DAHACO) shares in year 2000 to become the majority shareholder of Swissport Tanzania. The remaining 49% of the Company shares are held by public through Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

Milestones

1985

Swissport Tanzania was established and started operations at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JINA).

1990

Swissport Tanzania extended operations to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) as part of its expansion program.

1993

Swissport implemented for the first time a Computerized Departure Control System (CODECO) for passenger and luggage check-in.

1998

Swissport constructed and launched Perishable Handling Facility at KIA.

2000

Swissport changed name from Dar es Salaam Airport Handling Company Ltd to Dar es Salaam Airports Handling Company Ltd (DAHACO).

2000

Swissport implemented for the first time Electronic Accounting Processing System (ACCPAC).

2000

First phase of the privatization of DAHACO begun. Swissport International Ltd. acquired 51% of Swissport Tanzania shares.

2003

The second phase of the privatization of DAHACO was completed. 49% of DAHACO shares owned by the government were sold to public through Dar es Salaam stock exchange (DSE). The Company became listed on DSE.

2005

Swissport Tanzania changed name from Dar es Salaam Airports Handling Company (DAHACO) to Swissport Tanzania Ltd.

2011

Swissport started the construction of phase 1 of the Perishable Handling Facility at JNIA.

2012

Swissport established a Training center.

2013

Swissport Tanzania started operations at Mtwara and Songwe Airports.

2013

Swissport Tanzania changed name from Swissport Tanzania Ltd to Swissport Tanzania Plc.

2016

Swissport launched a state-of-the-art import warehouse at JNIA.

2019

Swissport Tanzania closed its operations at Songwe and Mtwara airports.

Certifications

2001

Swissport became a Quality Management System (QMS) under ISO 9001 certified.

2008

Swissport became Environmental Management System (EMS) certified.

2015

Swissport became ISAGO certified.

2020

Swissport became RA3 certified at JNIA.

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