Dorothea von Boxberg is to become the new chief executive officer and chairwoman of the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo, from 1 March 2021. She currently serves as chief commercial officer.

    von Boxberg will take over from Peter Gerber, who will become chief executive officer of Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines and assume the newly-created position of executive vice president of the Lufthansa Group on the same date.

    Lufthansa Cargo chairman of the supervisory board Harry Hohmeister said: “I would like to thank Peter Gerber for his outstanding achievements as CEO for Lufthansa Cargo. As a passionate airline manager, he has very successfully managed the highly demanding and volatile logistics business and, together with a motivated and committed team, has played a major role in shaping the group’s cargo division in recent years.

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    “With Dorothea von Boxberg, an experienced manager from within the company is taking over the helm of Lufthansa Cargo. She is not only a sales professional, she also has a great deal of expertise, for example in product development. With her creativity and commitment, she will continue to develop Lufthansa Cargo successfully in these extraordinary times.”

    Dorothea von Boxberg moved to Lufthansa Cargo in 2015, where she initially headed global sales management before being appointed chief commercial officer in 2018, advancing to the executive board.

    A new chief commercial officer will be announced at a later date, the company said.