Condor Appoints Christian Lesjak as New Sales Director
Condor has appointed Christian Lesjak as the carrier’s new Sales Director effective September 1st, 2022. In his new role, Mr. Lesjak will be responsible for partnerships with tour operators, travel agencies and cruise lines.
On Wednesday (June 22, 2022), Condor announced the appointment of Christian Lesjak as the airline’s new Sales Director effective September 1st, 2022. He will succeed Paul Schwaiger, who is moving on to new professional opportunities. Mr Lesjak will report directly to Condor’s CEO, Ralf Teckentrup, and in his new role will be responsible for partnerships with tour operators, travel agencies and cruise lines. Currently, Christian Lesjak is responsible for Network Planning and Development at Finnair. He is very familiar with the German market, having previously served in senior aviation management roles such as CEO of NIKI, and Sales, Network and Marketing Director at Vienna Airport, as well as other roles at Swissair/Sabena and Lauda Air.
In Wednesday’s announcment, Condor’s CEO, Ralf Teckentrup, said,
“We are looking forward to Christian Lesjak, who will enrich Condor with his expertise and equally his personality. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Paul Schwaiger for his commitment and dedication to Condor with our valued sales partners and wish him all the very best for the future.”
Founded in 1956, Condor is Germany’s favorite leisure airline and serves over nine million guests annually to 90 destinations in Europe, Africa and America from nine German gateways, Zurich and Vienna. The German leisure carrier has a fleet of over 50 aircraft which are meticulously maintained to the highest safety standards by their wholly-owned subsidiary Condor Technik with facilities in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. Starting in Fall 2022, Condor will become the German launch customer for the Airbus A330neo.