Pedro Garcia has joined Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as Chief Information Officer, based in Paris.

Prior to joining WFS, Pedro spent 10 years with Swissport, including the last five years in the role of Vice President, Cargo Information Systems.

At WFS, he is responsible for the development of robust, sustainable and standardized IT solutions that will support WFS and its customers as WFS continues to efficiently grow its global airport services portfolio.

Craig Smyth, CEO of WFS, said: “I am delighted to welcome Pedro to our executive team. Technology is going to play an important role in our plans to grow WFS. We want to standardize our applications to optimize our IT investment. We also see technology as a lever to add value to the company as we move to the next level across our ground handling business. This requires a clear focus on governance and business intelligence to ensure the whole Group is heading in the same direction, is fully coordinated and achieving the highest levels of efficiency.”

Prior to joining Swissport, Pedro worked in both the industrial and service sectors with his responsibilities ranging from Finance to Processes and IT. This included designing and deploying costs systems for industry on behalf of SAP in Spain and Portugal.