Lufthansa Cargo has appointed Ashwin Bhat as chief commercial officer, effective 1 March 2021.
He will take over as member of the executive board in charge of the company’s product and sales division. Bhat replaces Dorothea von Boxberg, who was previously named as Lufthansa Cargo’s new chief executive officer.
Bhat will be responsible for the external organisation of sales and handling, product, revenue management, pricing, network planning and sales management worldwide.
He has served as vice president and head of cargo at Swiss International Air Lines since October 2015.
“I am very pleased that we have been able to gain Ashwin Bhat, a highly experienced senior manager within Lufthansa Group, as our chief commercial officer,” said Harry Hohmeister, member of the Lufthansa Group executive board and chairman of the supervisory board of Lufthansa Cargo. “With his extensive expertise in the airfreight business as well as his many years of sales experience, he will further strengthen Lufthansa Cargo’s leading position in international competition.”