Posted on: 11 March 2010 by Mark Howells
Lufthansa Systems has appointed Stefan Hansen as CEO and chairman of the Executive Board for a period of three years.
Hansen will join the Executive Board on 1 July 2010. He succeeds Wolfgang Gohde, who is leaving at his own request when his contract ends on 31 March 2010.
The new CEO has been familiar with Lufthansa Systems since 1999. He was head of the desktop and network services department before taking over as managing director of the subsidiary Lufthansa Systems Infratec in 2001 and then Lufthansa Systems Network in 2004. In this capacity, he was responsible for the infrastructure services division at Lufthansa Systems.
In September 2006, Hansen was appointed managing director of EDS Operations Services and later also became managing director of EDS Business Solutions. There he was responsible for service delivery in the North and Central EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) regions. Since the start of 2010, he has been the director enterprise technology at Vodafone Deutschland.
As a member of the Executive Board Dr Gunter Küchler will continue to be responsible for sales and marketing at Lufthansa Systems.