Lufthansa expands executive board with addition of new business division

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has announced it has added a new airline resources and operations standards division to the executive board to improve operational stability of the Lufthansa Group of airlines, the company said.

With the addition of the new division, essential functions such as fleet management, flight operations standards, ground operations standards, infrastructure and system partners as well as corporate security will be bundled at the level of the Executive Board.

Dr. Detlef Kayser, who was appointed to the Executive Board by the Supervisory Board today, will assume responsibility for the newly created role as of 1 January 2019.

The Executive Board functions Finance and Human Resources & Legal, which are headed by Ulrik Svensson and Dr. Bettina Volkens, will remain almost entirely unchanged.