Crossair Appoints New Senior Managers

Crossair is creating the best possible conditions for building up the new national airline. The company has succeeded in recruiting highly competent specialists for two key management positions: Ulf Weber, 34, is the new Financial Control Manager, and Martin Guggi, 45, will be in charge of the Cabin Attendants.

Ulf Weber took up his new position with Crossair on 1st December. He was most recently a member of the management of Beyoo, the Internet travel portal of Swissair, where he was in charge of the Business and Corporate Development Department. Mr Weber studied aeronautical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and transportation sciences at the Mas-sachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA. During his univer-sity days he had internships at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, Cathay Pa-cific in Hong Kong, and Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle, USA.

Mr Weber started his professional career with Crossair in 1994. In 1996 he was put in charge of network planning, route development, and yield man-agement. In this function he was a member of the senior management team. In 1997 he moved over to the transport and management consul-tancy firm of Roberts, Roach & Associates in San Francisco, USA, where he managed numerous projects in the airline and tourism industries. In 1999 he went to The Boston Consulting Group in Zürich and was responsi-ble for a number of consultancy assignment.

Martin Guggi has double Swiss/American citizenship and currently works at Swissair as Ma”tre de Cabine. He will take up his position with Crossair on 1st January 2002. Mr Guggi studied law at the University of Zürich and at-tained a Lizentiat degree. Before and during his time at university he worked at SRI International in Zürich and its headquarters in Menlo Park, California. From 1984 to 1984 he worked as an auditor at the District Court of Zürich and then went to Swissair as a flight attendant, gaining his Swiss National Certificate for this profession in 1992. In 1987 he was elected to the national committee of the “kapers”, the Swissair Cabin Staff Associa-tion, and took over the presidency two years later, retaining this position until a month ago.

We wish our new management members every satisfaction and success.