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. She is responsible for more than 400 employees; Operations, Administration (IT, Procurement), Accounting & Finance, Planning & Controlling, Human Resources, Integrated Governance System, Commercial & Real Estate, Airline Management, Legal, Internal Audit, and Corporate Communications are directly reporting to her.
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.