Köster takes over UK sales leadership with Lufthansa

Köster takes over UK sales leadership with Lufthansa

Andreas Köster is the newly appointed senior director sales UK, Ireland & Iceland at Lufthansa Group.

From today he will be responsible for the sales activities and representation of the Lufthansa Group in UK, Ireland and Iceland.

Köster will be based in London and reports to Heike Birlenbach, vice president sales Europe Lufthansa Group.

The 45-year old brings many years of experience in airline management to his new position.

He started his career in 1997 as management trainee with Lufthansa.

He then gained profound experience in airline revenue management, before becoming general manager market and business development based in Singapore in 2004.

Three years later, he returned to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt office as director customer intelligence, being responsible for customer data analysis and market research.

In 2013, he became director global key account management, with responsibility for Lufthansa Group’s global corporate customers, travel management companies and online travel agents.

Köster is succeeding Christian Schindler, who held this position since 2012.

Schindler will now be head of sales and services Europe for the LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG being then based at Frankfurt airport.