New Chairman and CEO at Lufthansa

At its meeting today the Lufthansa Supervisory Board named the Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Wolfgang Mayrhuber, as the successor to the current Chairman and CEO, JÌ?rgen Weber. The change at the helm of the aviation group will take place at the next Annual General Meeting, on 18 June 2003 in Cologne. “This early decision will ensure continuity at the top of the Group,” Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Klaus Schlede said, and paid tribute to JÌ?rgen Weber`s 35-year service to Lufthansa.