BA gives Tuensmeyer crucial China posting

British Airways has appointed Joerg Tuensmeyer as General Manager for Greater China and the Philippines.Joerg will oversee all commercial activities in the region and his transfer comes as a result of Fernando Suarez’s relocation to Europe.

Joerg joined the Hong Kong office with over 10 years experience with British Airways, most recently as General Manager for Germany for the last 3 years. Prior to this, Joerg held the position of Leisure Sales Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. During his tenure with the airline, Joerg has held management positions in the finance division and corporate sales.

Joerg Tuensmeyer, General Manager, Greater China and the Philippines said, “This is an exciting time for British Airways in Greater China especially with the upswing in the economy and the Beijing Olympics in less than two years time, and I look forward to working closely with the teams in our area”