Dorothea von Boxberg is to become the new Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG on 1 March 2021. The 46-year-old thus succeeds Peter Gerber.
The Supervisory Boards still have to approve these proposals.Gerber’s appointment to the Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines is part of the Group-wide rotation policy for management positions.
“I would like to thank Peter Gerber for his outstanding achievements as CEO for Lufthansa Cargo AG. As a passionate airline manager, he has very successfully managed the highly demanding and volatile logistics business and, together with a motivated and committed team, has played a major role in shaping the Group’s cargo division in recent years. With Dorothea von Boxberg, an experienced manager from within the company is taking over the helm of Lufthansa Cargo AG. She is not only a sales professional, she also has a great deal of expertise, for example in product development. With her creativity and commitment, she will continue to develop Lufthansa Cargo AG successfully in these extraordinary times,” said Harry Hohmeister, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG.
Peter Gerber began his career with the Lufthansa Group in 1992, during which time he held various management positions in the Lufthansa Group. In June 2009, Gerber was appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG with responsibility for Finance and Human Resources. In June 2012 Gerber joined the Executive Board of Lufthansa Passage Airlines and was responsible for Human Resources, IT & Services. Peter Gerber has been Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG since May 2014.