6-Mar-2012 10:10 AM

Austrian Airlines names new COO

Austrian Airlines confirmed (02-Mar-2012) changes to the executive board of the carrier, with Karsten Benz to become new Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Benz, currently Europe head of the Sales & Services Division at Lufthansa Passage, is to succeed Andreas Bierwirth in the position. The Supervisory Board Steering Committee will propose the change to the Supervisory Board at its next meeting. It is planned for Mr Benz to take up his new position on 01-Apr-2012. [more - original PR]