Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appoints new CEOs for Eurowings and Brussels Airlines

Jens Bischof becomes new CEO of Eurowings as of March 1, 2020

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has appointed new CEOs for Eurowings and Brussels Airlines. Jens Bischof, currently CEO of SunExpress, will take over as chairman of Eurowings on March 1, 2020. As of January 1, 2020, Dieter Vranckx will become CEO of Brussels Airlines, succeeding
Christina Foerster. The Belgian native has been Chief Financial Officer and deputy CEO of the airline’s Management Board since May 1, 2018.

Furthermore it has been announced that Patrick Staudacher will join Lufthansa Group on May 1, 2020. He will take over the reoriented position of CFO & Head of Business Development for the Lufthansa core brand. The appointment also takes place with a view towards the planned legal independence of the Lufthansa airline. Staudacher has been with Boston Consulting Group since 2008. Most recently, he was a senior partner there and an expert for the areas airlines, aerospace and post-merger integration.

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