Management

The everyday business of the company is directed by its senior management, one Managing Director and three Procurators with their respective areas.

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Dr. Babett Stapel, who joined Fraport Slovenija, d.o.o., in 2016, became Co-Managing Director 1 July 2021 and sole   Managing Director of Fraport Slovenija on 1 October 2021. Besides the Procurators with their respective areas the heads of the following departments that report directly to her are:  Accounting and Finance, Planning and Controlling, Commercial, Airline Management, Integrated Governance System, Human Resources and Training, and Aviation Academy. Her responsibility additionally include Corporate Communications, Legal and Internal Audit.

She joined Fraport AG in 1999 as an in-house lawyer and continued her career as an analyst and from 2004 to 2010 as the Head of Retail Strategy Department at Frankfurt Airport. In 2011 she became part of the Management Board of Lima Airport Partners S.R.L., Lima, Peru. Her board responsibility covered Human Resources, Image and Communication, and Management Systems. In 2016 she joined the Management Board of Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD in Varna, Bulgaria where she was responsible for Commercial and Aviation Activities. After a short stay in Bulgaria she took up her work at Fraport Slovenija, d.o.o., as Chief Finance, Administration and Commercial Office and Procurator.  

Babett Stapel is a lawyer (PhD) graduated from the   University of Hamburg, Germany with a complementary education in business administration (MBA) from the University of Nottingham, England. Further studies abroad included research stays at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, as well as a Diplomado in Internal Communication at the Universidad Del Pacífico, Lima, Perú. She finished her law studies after a two years legal clerkship in Hamburg, Germany, with the bar exam in 1998.    

Babett Stapel has more than twenty years of professional experience in the aviation industry, more than ten of them as a C-Level manager and seventeen with staff responsibility. She is certified ontological coach by the International Coaching School ASERSENTIDO, Chile-Peru. Her studies and work in different countries equipped her with extensive experience in airport management and of managing other cultures and environments.

Oliver Weiss joined Fraport Slovenija as the Chief Operating Officer in the beginning of 2020.

He earned a B.A. (Business Administration) and MBA (Marketing) degree from Euro FH in Hamburg and has extensive experience in the aviation and airport industry, having been committed to it for nearly thirty years.

He began his career in 1992 as a supply controller at Frankfurt Airport, and continued at Fraport AG, where he worked in the field of planning, managed the passenger relations center, was an assistant to terminal manager, and headed the traffic coordination and management department. Since 2006, he has been involved in various international projects of Fraport AG. In his enviably rich business career, he has operated at a number of international airports. He was Head of Air Traffic Management at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, Chief Operating Officer in Cairo, Chief Operating Officer at King Abdulaziz Airport in Saudi Arabia, Director of Airport Operations in Frankfurt, and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg.

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Andrej Svetina joined Fraport Slovenija in 2020 as a Head of Planning and Controlling and after one year also took over the function of Procurator.

Andrej Svetina graduated with a degree in Finance and Monetarism from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Ljubljana. He started his career with Nova Ljubljanska banka in 1992, initially as an Account Officer in the Commercial Loan Department, and then working as a Senior Analyst in the area of Business Development and Strategic Planning. He also worked at Banka Slovenije, the Slovenian central bank, as a Senior Analyst covering Monetary Instruments. Since 2000 his career has been focused on accounting and finance within companies in the sports (Elan d.d.), pharmaceutical (GSK, formerly GlaxoSmithKline) and telecommunications (Iskratel d.o.o.) industries, where he held the positions of Chief Accountant. As CFO at Iskratel d.o.o. he was responsible for managing more than 50 people, covering finance and accounting, planning and controlling, IT, the Investment & Maintenance Department, and also for two years EMS sales, the Purchasing Department, HR and project management, including the coordination of all these functions within the Iskratel Group. He was also a director of ITH Fotovoltaika, a company with investments in three solar power plants with a combined production of power of 1.1 mW.

Andrej Svetina's professional experience has been enriched with his work as a member of the Supervisory Board at Nova Kreditna banka Maribor (until 2012), and a member of the Board of Directors in Iskrauraltel (a subsidiary of Iskratel d.o.o. operating in the Russian Federation).

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Boštjan Šijanec joined Fraport Slovenija in 2010 as a lawyer. After almost 20 years in aviation, he took on the role of procurator at the company, and is responsible for procurement, information technology, and relations with public-sector entities.

He graduated cum laude in law in 2004, and began his career at Slovenia’s Civil Aviation Administration. He was involved in setting up the civil aviation security system, and was later active in this field on EU working bodies. He then headed international legal affairs and standards in connection with aviation at the Ministry of Infrastructure until 2010. His career path then moved into business, as he took on the role of independently directing legal affairs at Fraport Slovenija, before becoming an advisor to the senior management. He earned an MBA at the University of Ljubljana’s economics faculty in 2013 and 2014.

His career experience has been expanded by taking on a role as vice-president of the board of directors of Adria Airways Tehnika from 2014 unil its sale to a foreign investor, when he collaborated in the company’s restructuring. In addition to covering legal affairs at Fraport Slovenija, he has also been deeply involved in social dialogue at the company, in major infrastructure and commercial projects, and in the company’s transformation and development since coming under the wing of Fraport AG.

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