|Type||Aktiengesellschaft, SIX: GATE|
|Headquarters||Zurich Airport, Switzerland|
|Key people||Andrew Gibson, CEO|
|Revenue||2,7 Mrd. CHF|
Prominent services include flight catering, airport services and lounge operation. In 2009 gategroup won a contract to operate the SkyTeam alliance's lounge at London Heathrow Airport. gategroup styles itself as the "leading independent global provider of products and services related to a passenger's onboard experience" and offers its services via a portfolio of 11 brands.
gategroup has its roots in Swissair catering, from which now-subsidiary Gate Gourmet emerged in 1992. Through a series of mergers and acquisitions gategroup has grown into a multi-billion dollar operation. Acquisitions include Aero-Chef, SAS Service Partner, VARIG Kitchens, British Airways Kitchens and Iber-Swiss.
gategroup is a multinational organization with operations on six continents. As of 2011 it has more than 27,000 employees working across 170 facilities in 35 countries. 2011 revenue was approximately 2.7 billion Swiss francs.
gategroup has 11 subsidiary brands:
Gate Retail Onboard
|Andrew Gibson||Chief Executive Officer|
|Thomas Bucher||Chief Financial Officer|
|Jann Fisch||Group SVP & President Europe & Africa|
|Doug Goeke||Group SVP & President, North America|
|Herman Anbeek||Group SVP & President, Emerging Markets|
|Andrew Langdale||Group SVP & President, Product & Supply Chain Solutions|
|Drew Niemeyer||Chief Commercial Officer|
|Mike Hargett||Group VP, Finance & Deputy CFO|
|Kristin Brown||General Counsel|
- "Contact Us." gategroup. Retrieved on 17 September 2011. "Global and European Headquarters Balsberg, P.O. Box QV CH-8058 Zurich-Airport Switzerland"