Lufthansa Technik appoints Dr. William Willms as CFO

Lufthansa Technik has appointed Dr. William Willms as chief financial officer and member of the executive board.

The appointment takes effect from 1 September and is for a period of three years. The Lufthansa Technik executive board already includes CEO Dr. Johannes Bussmann and COO Soeren Stark.

“William Willms has successfully held various responsible positions in the Lufthansa Group over the past 13 years,” said Lufthansa Technik chairman of the supervisory board and member of the executive committee of Deutsche Lufthansa Dr. Detlef Kayser. “Among other things, at Lufthansa Technik and most recently as head of group strategy in Frankfurt, he has contributed his skills and experience.

“He has the right profile for the finance department on the executive board and is an excellent addition to the company’s management body.”

Willms joined the Lufthansa group in 2008, initially as director finance at Lufthansa Technik. In 2013, he took over as head of finance. In 2016, he moved to Lufthansa as vice president corporate strategy. In 2019, he became senior vice president corporate strategy, and since May 2020, he has been executive vice president group & airline strategy, business development, organizational development, M&A and special projects. At the same time, he became member of the group executive committee of Deutsche Lufthansa.

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