At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG extended Simone Menne’s appointment as the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Board member for five years from the earliest possible date. It has thereby confirmed the duration of her contract, which is running from 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2020. With this decision Simone Menne will continue to successfully head the Finances and Aviation Services segment at the Lufthansa Group.

Simone Menne has been the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG since 1 July 2012. In this role, she is also responsible for Aviation Services.

Simone Menne was born on 7 October 1960. A graduate in Business Administration, she began her career in the auditing department of the American ITT Corporation in 1987, before joining Lufthansa as an auditor in April 1989. In 1992, she took over as the Lufthansa accounting manager for West Africa in Lagos, Nigeria. Between 1995 and 1999, Simone Menne held various positions in revenue accounting, working as the head of data processing and user services, as a project manager for restructuring projects and as the managing director of Lufthansa Revenue Services GmbH. In 1999, she assumed responsibility for commercial management and human resources for Lufthansa in southwest Europe, prior to taking over the same position, based in London, for all of Europe in 2001. In 2004, Simone Menne was appointed Vice President Finance and Accounting at Lufthansa Technik before moving to British Midland Ltd. as the Chief Financial Officer in 2010.

Simone Menne is the Chairwoman of the Supervisory Boards of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, Lufthansa Systems AG and Delvag Luftfahrtversicherungs-AG. She is a member of the Supervisory Boards of Lufthansa Technik AG, Lufthansa Cargo AG and of Deutsche Post DHL.

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