Dr.Johannes Bussmann appointed as Chairman of Lufthansa Technik
Frankfurt, September 16, 2014 (STAT):-During its meeting on September 15, the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Technik AG appointed Dr. Johannes Bussmann (45) the new Chairman of the Executive Board for the company. Dr. Bussmann will take over the position from August Wilhelm Henningsen (63) on April 1, 2015, with Mr. Henningsen due to retire in the coming year.
Through the move, the Supervisory Board has ensured continuity in the management of Lufthansa Technik, the world leader for technical aviation services, early on. “Under August Wilhelm Henningsen’s leadership, Lufthansa Technik has become a world leader within the Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) industry. I would like to thank him for the outstanding contribution he has made to the company,” said Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Technik AG and Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. “With Dr. Bussmann, an experienced and successful Lufthansa Technik manager will take over his duties in April 2015. I look forward to a trusting and successful working relationship with him,” added Spohr.