Dr. Michael Niggemann
Member of the Executive Board & Chief Officer Corporate Human Ressources and Legal Affairs, from January 1, 2020
Dr. Michael Niggemann has been appointed as Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG as of January 1, 2020. His assignment runs until end of 2022. In his role, he is responsible for Human Ressources and Legal Affairs.
Before, Dr. Michael Niggemann has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Swiss International Air Lines, a position he held since November 2017. Previously, he held several positions within Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
Dr. Michael Niggemann joined the Lufthansa Group in 2007, being Head of Corporate & Commercial Law from November 2007 until December 2012. Afterwards, he held the position of Head of Legal Department before becoming Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer until October 2017.
Prior joining Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Dr. Michael Niggemann was Legal Counsel at HOCHTIEF AG. He started his career as an Attorney at Law in 2004.
Dr. Michael Niggemann holds several mandates. Since 2009, he is Member of the Supervisory Board at Austrian Airlines AG, Member of the Board of Directors at Österreichische Luftverkehrs-Privatstiftung (ÖLP) and Managing Director at Österreichische Luftverkehrs-Holding-GmbH (ÖLH). Since 2011, he is also Member of the Board of Directors at Deutsche Luftverkehrs Privatstiftung (DLP). In 2013 he joined the Audit Committee of Austrian Airlines AG. Since 2016 he is also Member of Board of Directors at the Österreichische Aviation Development Privatstiftung (ÖAP) and 2017 he became Member of the Supervisory Board at Lufthansa CityLine GmbH.
Dr. Michael Niggemann is married.