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People News: Lufthansa Cargo names Frank Bauer as new chief financial officer

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Lufthansa Cargo has announced that Frank Bauer will be the new chief financial officer and chief human resources officer of Lufthansa Cargo AG.

Dr. Christian Leifeld will take over responsibility for controlling and risk management at the Lufthansa Group as Bauer’s successor.

Dr. Michael Niggemann, chairman of the supervisory board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, said, “I am delighted that Frank Bauer, an experienced finance and HR expert with great expertise in the logistics sector, will complement and strengthen the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo.

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L-R: Frank Bauer and Dr. Christian Leifeld

“He has proven his management skills in various leadership positions in the Lufthansa Group. The Lufthansa Cargo executive board, which is now complete again, will master future challenges under the leadership of chairman Ashwin Bhat and, together with the company’s employees, further expand Lufthansa Cargo’s global leadership position.”

Bauer began his career at Lufthansa in 2007. Three years later he joined the airline Jade Cargo in China. In 2012, he returned to Deutsche Lufthansa AG to take on numerous management positions in the years that followed.

Leifeld began his career at McKinsey in 2003. After founding the start-up InterNations (now part of New Work SE) and serving as chief financial officer there, he moved to the E.ON Group in 2009, where he held numerous management positions.

Bauer and Leifeld will take up their new positions on August, 1.

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