Winkelmann will join Eurowings board

The Supervisory Board of Eurowings AG has appointed Thomas Winkelmann,
previously Vice-President The Americas of Lufthansa German Airlines as a member of
the Executive Board of Eurowings AG with effect from 1st September.He will
simultaneously become a managing director of the Eurowings subsidiary Germanwings
GmbH.

Thomas Winkelmann has held senior management positions for Lufthansa in the USA
since 1998. He started as Manager of Area Management Latin America and the
Caribbean. Since September 2000, as Vice-President The Americas based in New York,
Winkelmann has been responsible for the entire Lufthansa organization in North and
South America. That included all operative functions, sales, marketing and the
stations.

 

Before joining Lufthansa in 1998, Thomas Winkelmann held responsible management
positions, among others, at Deutsche Reisebüro GmbH and at Kaufhof AG. After passing
his university entrance examination, he studied linguistics and ancient history at
the Free University of Berlin and the University of Münster and completed his
studies with the state examination. He then completed a post-graduate course in
business administration at the Free University of Berlin. In 2004 he completed the
Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School in Boston. Thomas
Winkelmann is married and the father of two children.

 

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Dr. Andreas Bierwirth (35), previously Managing Director of Germanwings GmbH, will
become Marketing Manager of Lufthansa German Airlines in Frankfurt as if 1st
September 2006. In this position he will succeed Harald Eisenächer. In future, he
will be responsible for Advertising and Brand Management, Direct and Sales
Marketing, Customer Analysis and Market Research as well as the areas of Miles &
More and Worldshop at Lufthansa German Airlines. There he will report to Executive
Vice-president Marketing & Sales, Thierry Antinori.

 

Following a traineeship as a bank clerk, Andreas Bierwirth studied business
administration at the University of Münster, and subsequently worked at the
Institute for Marketing of the University of Münster with Professor Heribert
Meffert. In November 2001, Andreas Bierwirth was awarded his doctorate by the
University of Münster and in the same month started work as Managing Director of
Westair GmbH in Dortmund. In April 2002, Dr. Andreas Bierwirth became a member of
the management of Eurowings Flug GmbH. In October 2002, he was appointed Deputy
Managing Director of Germanwings GmbH, and as of 1st January 2005 Managing Director
of Germanwings GmbH. In this position he was responsible for the areas of Marketing
& Product, Sales, Yield Management, Network Planning, as well as the Corporate
Communication Center. In addition, he has completed commercial pilot training at the
Lufthansa Pilot School in Bremen and Tucson AZ / USA. Andreas Bierwirth is married
and has one son.
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