Anke Giesen to join the Fraport Executive Board effective January 1, 2013

Posted: 18 September 2012 | Fraport AG | No comments yet

Effective January 1, 2013, Anke Giesen will be joining Fraport AG’s executive board…

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Effective January 1, 2013, Anke Giesen will be joining Fraport AG’s executive board as a new fifth member. The 49-year-old Giesen will have board responsibility for the Retail and Real Estate as well as the Ground Services strategic business units. In addition, she will oversee management development activities for the Group.

Fraport AG’s supervisory board chairman Karlheinz Weimar said: “I am pleased that Anke Giesen will now be joining Fraport’s executive board at the beginning of next year. Ms. Giesen’s career spans key personnel areas and includes a strong strategic business orientation – serving with the management team of Pfleiderer AG for the new reorientation of its West European business segment as well as the integration of new plants in Canada and the U.S.A.; and currently as executive board member of Douglas Holding AG in the retail sector.”

Anke Giesen has extensive management experience. After obtaining a degree in law, she started her career as a specialist in human resources and management personnel at Mannesmann Dematic AG. In 2001, she transferred to Pfleiderer AG where she held several management positions. From 2004, she served as the Group’s head of human resources and as member of the management board for Pfleiderer’s Business Center Western Europe. In 2009, she joined Douglas Holding AG as member of the executive board.

On October 1, 2012, Michael Müller (age 55) will become Fraport’s new executive board member for labor relations. He succeeds Herbert Mai who has reached retirement age and ends his contract on September 30, 2012. Müller will have board responsibility for Human Resources, the Airport Security Management strategic business unit as well as Fraport’s Central Purchasing unit.

A graduate economist, Michael Müller joined the Frankurt Airport operating company in 1984. He held various management positions in human resources and became head of the Human Resources central unit in 1997. Since 2009, he has been executive vice president of Fraport AG’s Ground Services strategic business unit.

On June 19, 2012, the Fraport AG supervisory board already announced the appointment of Anke Giesen and Michael Müller to the executive board.

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