At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appointed Simone Menne as Chief Financial Officer for a period of three years, effective 1 July 2012. Simone Menne joined Lufthansa in 1989 and held various management positions in the Lufthansa Group before her latest position as CFO of British Midland Ltd. She will succeed Stephan Gemkow, who in mutual agreement is stepping down as Chief Financial Officer on 30 June 2012 and moving to Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH.