The appointment of Annette Mann as the new CEO and Chief Financial Officer of Austrian Airlines has now been officially approved by the Supervisory Board. The 44-year-old will take over the CEO and CFO agendas in personal union on March 1st, the AUA announced on Tuesday. She completes the team with the two acting board members Michael Trestl (CCO) and Francesco Sciortino (COO).
Mann takes over the cockpit from Alexis von Hoensbroech, who left AUA to lead a North American airline in the first quarter of 2022.
Mann, who grew up in Simbach, was responsible for Corporate Responsibility in the Lufthansa Group. Prior to that, she held various management positions within the company. She currently sits on the Swiss Aviation Foundation for Lufthansa, is on the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa CityLine and is Chairwoman of the Advisory Board of Help Alliance gGmbH.