Lufthansa has appointed Remco Steenbergen to the function of chief monetary officer.
Taking on the place at first of January, Steenbergen may even sit down on the chief board.
After the resignations of Ulrik Svensson and Thorsten Dirks, Carsten Spohr, chairman of the chief board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, took over the obligations of the chief monetary officer on an interim foundation.
With the appointment of Steenbergen, the finance division might be re-established.
It would embody controlling and threat administration, company finance, accounting and steadiness sheets, taxes, and buying, in addition to mergers and acquisitions.
“With Remco Steenbergen, we may have a distinguished monetary professional with in depth expertise within the capital markets becoming a member of us as the brand new Lufthansa Group chief monetary officer,” stated Karl-Ludwig Kley, chairman of the Deutsche Lufthansa AG supervisory board.
“Remco Steenbergen brings with him glorious monetary experience from varied firms in addition to industries and has additionally impressed the supervisory board together with his persona.
“Particularly now, when the pandemic is having such critical penalties for air journey, an internationally skilled and well-respected chief monetary officer is extra necessary than ever for Lufthansa Group: not solely to beat the present disaster but in addition for the approaching years, when we’ve to – and wish to – pay again authorities stabilisation funds.”
Most not too long ago, Steenbergen was chief monetary officer of Barry Callebaut Group based mostly in Zurich, Switzerland and previous to that, labored at Philips and at KPMG.
All through his profession, he has held a variety of world management and monetary administration roles at quite a few firms within the Netherlands, the UK, Taiwan, Belgium, Eire, the USA and Switzerland.