LSG Sky Chefs Appoints VP Sales and Services, Middle East

October 2, 2008

Neu-Isenburg — LSG Sky Chefs announced today that effective November 1, Michael Malchartzeck will take on the role of Vice President (VP) Sales and Services, Middle East, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Michael Malchartzeck has been VP Sales and Services for the company’s Asia/Pacific region since August 2006. Previous to that, he held various sales and managerial positions with LSG Sky Chefs as well as in-flight positions at Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi.

The Middle East is a market with significant business opportunities and LSG Sky Chefs is currently active there through a management agreement with ADAC (Abu Dhabi Airports Company) for their in-flight catering facilities at Abu Dhabi and Al-Ain International Airports. Middle Eastern carriers have a high service level and a focus on top-quality product and value.

"To secure and develop business relations with existing and new airline customers in this attractive market, LSG Sky Chefs needs a permanent, and geographically well located presence," said Erdmann Rauer, LSG Sky Chefs’ Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing. "We are very happy to be able to assign this new position to Michael Malchartzeck, who has a strong professional background in both the catering and in-flight sides and considerable business experience in the Middle East."

The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end onboard products and services for the travel industry. It possesses a strong portfolio of independent expert brands: LSG Sky Chefs (catering and hospitality, including lounges), Retail inMotion (onboard retail), SPIRIANT (onboard equipment) and Evertaste (convenience food). The LSG Group is headquartered in Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt, Germany. In 2017, its almost 35,000 employees achieved consolidated revenues of EUR 3.2 billion. Additionally, the LSG Group has a rich network of joint ventures and partnerships partners around the globe, employing more than 20,000 staff and generating non-consolidated revenues of EUR 1.3 billion.