Lufthansa appoint new Senior Director of Sales for the UK, Ireland and Iceland
Posted: 31 August 2016 | Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer | No comments yet
Andreas Koster is the newly appointed Senior Director of Sales UK, Ireland & Iceland Lufthansa Group…
From 1 September 2016 he will be responsible for the sales activities and representation of the Lufthansa Group in UK, Ireland and Iceland. Mr Koster will be based in London and reports to Heike Birlenbach, Vice President Sales Europe Lufthansa Group.
Andreas Koster 45 brings many years of experience in airline management to his new position. He started his career in 1997 as management trainee with Lufthansa. He then gained profound experience in airline revenue management, before becoming General Manager Market & Business Development based in Singapore in 2004. Three years later, he returned to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt office as Director Customer Intelligence, being responsible for Customer Data Analysis and Market Research. In 2013, he became Director Global Key Account Management, with responsibility for Lufthansa Group’s global corporate customers, travel management companies and online travel agents. Mr Köster holds an Industrial Engineer degree from the Technical University Braunschweig in Germany.
Mr Koster is succeeding Christian Schindler, who held this position since 2012. Mr Schindler will now be Head of Sales and Services Europe for the LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG being then based at Frankfurt airport.