Dr. Johannes Bussmann
Chairman of the Executive Board
Dr. Johannes Bussmann is Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG. Before being appointed to serve as Chairman beginning April 2015, he had been responsible since September 2012 for Human Resources, Engine and VIP Services.
Bussmann began his professional life in 1998 as a product engineer at ABB Mannheim. In 1999, he moved to Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg to work as a development engineer in the Product Management and Development department. In 2001, he became Sales Manager for Asia and Australia, working initially from the company's headquarters in Hamburg and, beginning in 2003, from Singapore.
He was appointed Vice President Marketing and Sales in 2005 and Senior Vice President Component Services in 2007 before becoming Senior Vice President Engine Services in 2011.
Bussmann was born on January 7, 1969. He has a diploma degree in aerospace engineering and a doctorate in engineering with a focus on combustion engineering, both from the University of Aachen.