LSG Sky Chefs Holds First Partnership Conference

May 13, 2015

Neu-Isenburg, Germany – Today marked the conclusion of LSG Sky Chefs’ first-ever “Global Business Partner Days” conference in Seeheim, Germany. The event was a unique opportunity to tap deeper into the potential of the company’s partnerships and further enhance its position as the industry leader.

The partnerships represent win-win relationships for all parties involved. They extend LSG Sky Chefs’ capabilities, facilitate its entry into new markets and help build important business rela-tionships. At the same time, the partners benefit from the company’s vast experience and in-ternational reach. By gathering a number of partners in a face-to-face exchange, new ways of cooperating and advancing mutual business interests could be explored, helping to build a uni-fied powerhouse.

The agenda included reviewing the LSG Sky Chefs’ Mission, Strategy and Excellence Initiatives. Through a series of short tradeshows, the attendees additionally went over the compa-ny’s extended products and services portfolio beyond their core airline catering business. The tradeshows included presentations from Onboard Retail, Lounges, the equipment subsidiary SPIRIANT, supply chain management solutions joint venture SkylogistiX and a sampling of nominated products.

“This meeting was a great chance to strengthen our business partners’ commitment and iden-tification with the entire LSG Sky Chefs network,” said CEO Erdmann Rauer. “One key out-come is that we will increase our cooperation with them in the future. Together, we can achieve a better understanding of our customers’ needs so that we can exceed their expectations and grow our business in new markets and service segments.”

Currently, LSG Sky Chefs has partnerships in Angola, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Egypt, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Nigeria, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom and 17 countries in Latin America, comprising more than 100 locations.

The LSG Group is the world’s leading provider of end-to-end on-board products and services. These include catering, onboard retail and entertainment, onboard equipment and logistics, consulting and lounge services. The company’s dedication to culinary excellence and expertise in logistics has led to its successful entry into adjacent markets like train services and convenience retail. Its catering activities are marketed under the “LSG Sky Chefs” brand name, through which it delivers 591 million meals a year and is present at 211 airports in 50 countries. In 2015, the companies belonging to the LSG Group achieved consolidated revenues of € 3.0 billion.