Lufthansa Group mourns loss of Wolfgang Mayrhuber

Wolfgang Mayrhuber

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, the former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, has passed away last Saturday, December 1st, 2018, at the age of 71.

Wolfgang Mayrhuber had been working for Deutsche Lufthansa AG for over 40 years. As an engineer, he began his corporate career in 1970, in Hamburg, in the field of engine maintenance. After holding various management positions Mr. Mayrhuber was appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of the newly founded Lufthansa Technik AG in 1994, having played a key role in shaping the successful development of the company into a leading global service.

In 2001 he was appointed to the Group Executive Board with responsibility for “Passenger Services”, and in 2002 he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. From 2003 to 2010 Wolfgang Mayrhuber was Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. With the successful acquisitions of SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines he had a lasting impact on the Airline Group.

Wolfgang Mayrhuber was Chairman of the Supervisory Board from 2013 to 2017.

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