|News in Brief – People (January 2011)|
|Saturday, 01 January 2011 00:00|
Christoph Franz: Lufthansa has announced that Christoph Franz will succeed Wolfgang Mayrhuber as the German carrier's group chairman and chief executive. Mr. Franz, who is currently Lufthansa's deputy chairman, will assume his new role on 1st January. Lufthansa is also promoting the head of its cargo unit, Carsten Spohr, to head up its German airline division.
Noel Donnelly: Normally this section deals with prominent figures in the military and in the aviation industry but we would like to add our tribute to Noel Donnelly (55), the Irish Coast Guard’s longest serving and most experienced air-sea rescue crew member who is retiring after more than 30 years’ service. He completed his last shift as winchman and paramedic at the Sligo Coast Guard search and rescue base at the end of November. Originally from Tyrone, he began his career with the Air Corps, flying in the iconic Alouette III and later on the leased Puma helicopter. He left the Air Corps in 1984 but did not immediately go back to marine rescue working instead as a diver with a civil engineering firm in
Rickard Gustafson: SAS Scandinavian Airlines has appointed 46 year old Rickard Gustafson as the new President and CEO with effect from 1st February. He comes from an insurance and financial background and joins SAS from a position as CEO of the insurance company Codan/Trygg Hansa. The previous President and CEO, Mats Jansson, left his position on 1st October and since then Deputy CEO, John Dueholm, has been acting President and CEO. He will continue in this role until Mr. Gustafson takes over.
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