Dr. Thomas Wittmann completes dual management set-up at Lufthansa Systems

Dr. Thomas Wittmann completes dual management set-up at Lufthansa Systems
Jul 01, 2019
Dr. Thomas Wittmann

Lufthansa Systems today announced that Dr. Thomas Wittmann will take over as one of two CEOs of Lufthansa Systems as of July 1. In this role he will be responsible for all production and technology issues in the company and the close collaboration with the IT organization of the Lufthansa Group. He will lead the company together with CEO Olivier Krueger, who has held his CEO position since 2015.

Dr. Wittmann began his career in the Lufthansa Group in 1995 at Lufthansa Systems after earning a doctorate in physics. In his more than 20 years with the aviation group, he has held various IT management positions in Commercial Solutions and Operations Solutions as well as in technical domains. He has also overseen major IT transformations as a project manager, including the implementation of a modern passenger service system.

“I am delighted to have Dr. Thomas Wittmann by my side as an experienced and competent fellow CEO with an excellent understanding of both the aviation industry and current digitalization issues,” said Olivier Krueger, CEO of Lufthansa Systems.

Dr. Wittmann is succeeding Stefan Auerbach, who took on a new position at Eurowings on May 1. 

Caption (Copyright: Jürgen Mai): Dr. Thomas Wittmann completes the dual management set-up at Lufthansa Systems.

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About Lufthansa Systems
Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co. KG is a leading airline IT provider. Based on long-term project experience, a deep understanding of complex business processes and strong technological know-how, the company provides consulting and IT services for the global aviation industry. More than 350 customers worldwide rely on the know-how of IT specialists at Lufthansa Systems. Its portfolio covers innovative IT products and services which provide added value for its customers in terms of enhanced efficiency, reduced costs or increased profits. Headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Lufthansa Systems has offices in 16 other countries.



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