24 November, 2017: Spairliners GmbH, an equally split, joint venture, between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik, has appointed Thies Moeller as new Managing Director and CEO. He succeeds Sven-Uve Hueschler effective November 01st and heads from now on the business alongside Benoit Crombois, Managing Director and CFOof the company.
“After a comprehensive search and careful selection process, we are delighted to have recruited Thies Moeller for Spairliners’ management board. Thies has more than 12 years of experience in leadership positions within Lufthansa Technik AG and knows best the industry, especially the component business”, says Jacques Dauvergne, chairman of Spairliners’ supervisory board and VP Materials & Services Air France Industries.
Thies has been employed by Lufthansa Technik since 2005. His previous experience within the corporate group includes leading positions in Key Account Management, Central Services and Processes as well as Central Controlling and Risk Management. Before joining Lufthansa Technik, he served for more than five years as General Manager and Sales Director in the automotive business.
“I am thrilled to be taking on the new role”, says Thies Moeller. “This is an exciting time for Spairliners, as the companyexpandsits Integrated Component Care business for Embraer E-Jet aircraft in the Americas. Moreover, we also introduce a complementary and new product to this market. Spairliners Assets Control Enterprise (SPACE) is based on a probabilistic forecasting model for assets. After becoming market leader in Europe for E-Jet component support, Spairliners brings its expertise and experience now to a next level and to an additional market. The combination of proven quality with a future technology innovation will lead us into a next phase of growth.”