Neu-Isenburg, Germany — The Supervisory Board of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG (LSG Holding) has unanimously prolonged the contract of Walter Gehl, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, for another five -year period running through September 2014.
Walter Gehl assumed office as Chief Executive Officer of LSG Holding on March 9, 2005 and holds responsibility for the Corporate Functions, Finance, Information Management and Human Resources. He joined LSG Holding as Chief Financial Officer on October 1, 2004 and became the interim spokesman for the Executive Board when his predecessor resigned on November 23, 2004.
Being a Board Member within the Lufthansa Group (Lufthansa Cargo from 1995 to 2001, Lufthansa Passenger Airline from 2001 to 2004) for more than 14 years, Walter Gehl is one of the longest-serving company executives at his level. He joined the Lufthansa Group in 1981 after completing his studies in business administration.
Walter Gehl is also Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Albatros Versicherungsdienste GmbH and member of the Supervisory Board of the Vineta/MACS (Maritime Carrier Shipping) GmbH shipping company.