2020
09
Apr

Changes in the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Technik AG

  • Dr. Detlef Kayser new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
  • Thorsten Dirks elected as new member

At its extraordinary meeting on April 2nd, the Lufthansa Technik Supervisory Board appointed Dr. Detlef Kayser as the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He will take over from Carsten Spohr as Chairman with effect from the same date. In addition, Thorsten Dirks was elected as a new member of the Supervisory Board.

With this decision, the Supervisory Board acknowledges the increased responsibilities of all members of the Lufthansa Executive Board during the Corona crisis. The change in the Supervisory Board mandates ensures the necessary intensive steering during this crisis and maintains the influence and attention of the Lufthansa Executive Board on the most important matters of Lufthansa Technik.

Dr. Detlef Kayser has joined the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG on 1 January 2019 and is responsible for the business area Airline Resources & Operations Standards.

Thorsten Dirks has been a member of the Executive Board from 1 May 2017 and was responsible for the "Eurowings" Executive Board division until 31 December 2019. Since 1 January 2020, he is Head of IT, Digital & Innovation at Deutsche Lufthansa AG.