Lufthansa Group Appoints New Head of Environmental Issues

Bernhard Dietrich will take over as Head of Environmental Issues of the Lufthansa Group effective June 2018. He will be responsible for managing and developing all Group-wide environmental programs and the environmental policy positions of the Lufthansa Group.  He will report to Dr. Kay Lindemann, Head of Corporate International Relations and Government Affairs.

Mr. Dietrich has held various management positions in the Lufthansa Group since 1995 at various subsidiaries, including the LSG Group. There, the agricultural and industrial engineer recently managed a global program for optimization and efficiency enhancement in administrative and management processes with around 100 projects.

Dietrich succeeds Dr. Karlheinz Haag, who retires in June after 16 years of service. Haag, who holds a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering, has been responsible for climate and environmental responsibility within the Lufthansa Group since 2002.