January 21, 2014
Dr. Burkhard Andrich named President and CEO of Manila-based Lufthansa Technik Philippines
A change in management is underway at Lufthansa Technik Philippines: on February 1st, Dr. Burkhard Andrich, currently Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, will take over as President and CEO of the Manila-based Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP). This joint venture with Philippine aviation service provider MacroAsia Corporation has a staff of 2,700 and offers a wide range of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to customers worldwide, focusing on base maintenance checks for Airbus aircraft. Succeeding Andrich on February 1st, as Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services is Harald Gloy. Gloy came to Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg in 2003. Following a tenure as Director Production Aircraft Base Maintenance he took over Component Maintenance Services as Vice President and thereafter Gloy became Vice President Engine Overhaul in November 2012. Gerald Frielinghaus joined Lufthansa Technik in 1985 and has held the post of President and CEO of Lufthansa Technik Philippines since 2011. He will return to Germany to manage the Paperless Maintenance project in Frankfurt – a migration from paper-based to electronic aircraft maintenance documentation that has high strategic and commercial value for the airlines of the Lufthansa Group and Lufthansa Technik.