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Carsten Spohr, München

  • Chairman of the Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

(As of: December 03, 2014)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1966
Place of birth: Wanne-Eickel, Germany

Education

1987 High-school diploma (Abitur)

1987 - 1991 Karlsruhe University, degree in industrial engineering
Diplomabschluss

1991 - 1993 Lufthansa Flight Training school, commercial airline pilot's license

Career

1993 - 1994 Deutsche Aerospace AG, management training program

1994 - 2004 Various positions at Deutsche Lufthansa AG

2004 - 2007 Member of the Management Board of Lufthansa Passenger Airlines, responsible for hub management, cabin crews and human resources

2007 - 2010 Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Cargo AG

2011 - 2014 Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa German Airlines

Since May 2014 Chairman of the Executive Board & Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Membership of statutory supervisory boards in Germany

  • Lufthansa Technik AG (Chair)
  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2013)

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • Dr. August Oetker KG (Member of the Advisory Board)
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