New Managing Director for Lufthansa Consulting
Posted: 11 January 2012 | Lufthansa Consulting GmbH | No comments yet
Dr. Andreas Jahnke has assumed the position of Managing Director of Lufthansa Consulting GmbH, effective from 1st January 2012…
He succeeds Werner Schuessler, who retired at the end of 2011.
Dr. Jahnke (45) brings to this position his profound expertise in logistics and consulting as well as his extensive experience in international management and corporate development. In addition to strengthening customer relations, he is particularly interested in expanding these activities within the Lufthansa Group.
After completing a degree in Natural Sciences in Germany, Andreas Jahnke earned a doctorate in the United States and Germany. In 1996 he began his professional career at The Boston Consulting Group, where, in the following years, he was responsible for a number of international projects.
In 2000, Andreas Jahnke co-founded and successfully managed a company specializing in developing software for the logistics industry as chairman.
At the end of 2003, Dr. Jahnke moved to the headquarters of an international retail group, where he set up a central unit responsible for the global processing and procurement of logistics services. Subsequently, as general manager, he was in charge of the operational logistics of the group’s largest foreign subsidiary in the Czech Republic.
In 2008, he was appointed Vice President Handling Frankfurt at Lufthansa Cargo with responsibility for the Lufthansa Cargo Center (LCC), one of the largest logistics centers in the air cargo industry worldwide.
Lufthansa Consulting is one of the leading management consultancies in the aviation industry and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. The company develops individual solutions for international clients, including airlines and airports as well as authorities and other organizations in the aviation sector.