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Boards of Lufthansa Technik

Steering the company

 
Soeren Stark, CEO Lufthansa Technik
Chairman of the Executive Board

Soeren Stark

Soeren Stark has been a member of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG since January 2019. After initially taking charge of the Technical Operations & Logistics divisions, he took over the position of Chief Executive Officer on July 1, 2022. Before transferring to Lufthansa Technik, Soeren Stark managed the Executive Board division Operations at Lufthansa Cargo.

After his graduation, Soeren Stark first worked as a project manager at ICARUS Consulting GmbH in Frankfurt. In 1998 he became a project manager for Logistics Planning at Schott Glaswerke in Mainz where he then served as project manager Supply Chain Management in the industrial glass business unit. In the same year, Soeren Stark became the Head of Logistics in this business unit.

In 2001, Soeren Stark joined the Lufthansa Group as Operations Manager of the Flight Service division Lufthansa Group of the LSG Sky Chefs at the Frankfurt Airport. From 2004 to 2010 he was the Managing Director of Lufthansa Technik Logistics in Hamburg before he became the Aircraft Overhaul Manager of Lufthansa Technik AG in January 2011.

The graduate industrial engineer was born on January 12, 1967 and studied Logistics and Material Flow Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Paris.

Executive Board Operations, Logistics and Human Resources

Harald Gloy

Harald Gloy has been a member of the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Technik AG since July 1, 2022. As Chief Operations Officer (COO), he is responsible for all operations and logistics. In addition, he bears responsibility for the company as "Accountable Manager" in accordance with EASA regulations. As Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Labor Director, Harald Gloy also heads the Executive Board division Human Resources.

Harald Gloy started his professional career in 1999 at Lufthansa Technik Logistik in materials management where he worked first as a project engineer and later as a team leader. In 2003, he joined Lufthansa Technik AG in corporate development and strategy. From 2006 to 2010 he assumed responsibility for the production area of aircraft overhaul and modifications of wide-body aircraft in Hamburg.

Following this assignment, he spent two years in the role of Head of Component Overhaul. In 2012, he transferred to the Engine Overhaul business division where he became Head of Engine Services. From 2014, he was the Business Division Manager responsible for the entire components business of Lufthansa Technik.

As of January 2019, Harald Gloy was appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG where he held the position of Chief Operations Officer (COO); as of March 2021, he also took over the role of Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Director.

The graduate engineer was born in May 1972 and studied at the Technical University of Berlin as well as at Arizona State University (USA).

Dr. William Willms, Chief Financial Officer Lufthansa Technik
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. William Willms

Dr. William Willms has been a member of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik since September 2021 and is responsible for the department of Finance.

After working in the financial sector, the doctor of law joined the Lufthansa group in 2008, initially as Director Finance at Lufthansa Technik. In 2013, he took over as Head of Finance. In 2016, he moved to Lufthansa AG as Vice President Corporate Strategy. In 2019, he became Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, and since May 2020, he has been Executive Vice President Group & Airline Strategy, Business Development, Organizational Development, M&A and Special Projects. At the same time, he became Member of the Group Executive Committee of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. 

Wilms studied law in Heidelberg, Strasbourg and London and received his doctorate from the University of Heidelberg. 

Supervisory Board

The supervisory board of Lufthansa Technik AG consists of 16 members. 

Chairman is Dr. Detlef Kayser, Head of Airline Resources & Operations Standards Department in the Executive Board of Lufthansa Group.

  • Dr. Detlef Kayser, Chairman
  • Astrid Neben
  • Dr. Roland Busch
  • August W. Henningsen
  • Dr. Myriam Meyer Stutz
  • Doreen Nowotne
  • Annabel Schwätter
  • Dr. Stephan Zilles
  • Frank Hartstein, Deputy Chairman
  • Birgit Heyer
  • Holger Moll-Ritter von Sporschill
  • Domenico Perroni
  • Kai-Stefan Roepke
  • Torsten Schmidt
  • Karin van Hall
  • Mia Sophie Witzig