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New Lufthansa Hub Munich CEO named

New Lufthansa Hub Munich CEO named

In the first quarter of 2017, Wilken Bormann will take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lufthansa Hub Munich. In this role, Bormann will be responsible for the commercial management and ongoing development of the second-largest hub of the Lufthansa Group, as well as for operations. He succeeds Thomas Winkelmann, who will be joining Air Berlin on 1 February 2017 as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board.


“I am pleased that we have gained Wilken Bormann, a proven economic specialist and industry expert, for this position. With the experience he has gained in various roles in the group, he will successfully head and develop our Munich hub,” says Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

Wilken Bormann was born on 17 April 1969 in Hoya/Weser. He studied economics at Bremen University. Bormann has worked at the Lufthansa Group since 1998 and has held various management positions in the area of finance and controlling, first at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, and later at Lufthansa in Frankfurt. In his current position of Vice
President and CFO of the Lufthansa airline, he is responsible for the airline’s finances, controlling and purchasing.

Wilken Bormann is married and has one child.

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