Airplus International has announced Andreas Hagenbring will become a managing director on 1 July after Roland Kern retires at the end of June.
Hagenbring, currently head of investor relations at Lufthansa Group (which owns Airplus), will be responsible for finance, global services and risk and regulations. He will join the company’s management board alongside Spencer Hanlon and chairman Patrick W Diemer.
Hagenbring joined Lufthansa in 2008, assuming his most recent role in 2012. He previously held positions at various finance companies.
Meanwhile, Kern will continue his career at Lufthansa Group, joining the management board of Delvag Versicherungs-AG and becoming executive vice president. He will also become managing director of Albatros Versicherungsdientse.
Ulrik Svensson, chairman of Airplus and CFO of Lufthansa Group, commented: “Over the past few years, Roland Kern has driven the development of Airplus International to an efficient and innovative provider of financial services. Andreas Hagenbring is an experienced manager who will strengthen the management board of Airplus International and continue this development consistently.”