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Daniel Bircher
Daniel Bircher
Chief Executive Officer, Zurich Airport International Asia

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Daniel Bircher is the CEO of Zurich Airport International Asia and is accountable for Zurich Airport’s regional office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Prior to his role as CEO of Zurich Airport International Asia, he was COO at the Aeroporto International de Belo Horizonte (Brazil) being accountable for the operations of Belo Horizonte International Airport. Bircher has been Director Operations with Bangalore International Airport (India) and earlier Head of Safety and member of the Zurich Airport Operations Management at Zurich Airport where he was also responsible for liaison with Swiss, European and International regulatory bodies. Bircher holds a Masters degree from University of Zurich and an MBA from University of St. Gallen.
Outside Switzerland, Zürich currently operates at eight airports in Latin America (four airports in Brazil, two in Chile, one in Colombia and one in Curaçao). Flughafen Zürich AG has also a base in Malaysia from where it can develop markets in Asia.