Lufthansa Group Nominates Britta Seeger to Join Company’s Supervisory Board
Deutsche Lufthansa AG has nominated Britta Seeger to join their Supervisory Board which will go into effect after the company’s May 4th AGM. Seeger will replace Stephan Sturm, Chairman of Fresenius and Member of Lufthansa’s Board since April 2015.
On Wednesday (March 3, 2021), Deutsche Lufthansa AG announced the nomination of Britta Seeger to join the company’s Supervisory Board following their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 4, 2021. Seeger will replace Stephan Sturm, Chairman of Fresenius, who has served on the Board since April 2015 and has chaired the Audit Committee since January 2018. Born in Bonn, Britta Seeger (51) is a business economist and has been a member of Daimler AG’s Management Board since 2017. Stephen Sturm’s authority as Chairman of the Audit Committee will be transferred to Harald Krüger, pending Board approval at the AGM. Additionally, the Board has decided to extend Detlaf Kayser’s (55) contract ahead of schedule for three additional years through December 31, 2024.
Speaking on the Supervisory Board personnel changes, Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr. Karl-Ludwig Kley, said,
“I am delighted that we will be able to nominate Britta Seeger as an excellent candidate for our Supervisory Board at the Annual General Meeting. This internationally experienced manager will be a great successor to Stephan Sturm, who is leaving the Supervisory Board at his own request and whom I would like to thank for his outstanding work over the past six years. We are delighted that Detlef Kayser will be continuing his successful work. His expertise as an experienced and insightful strategist is enormously important to us, especially during these challenging times, as we are transforming the company at great speed.”
Dr. Detlaf Kayser has been a member of Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Executive Board since January 1, 2019. As the company’s Chief Operations Officer, he is responsible for operational processes, fleet and infrastructure management and the company’s Group-wide ‘ReNew’ restructuring program.