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Bernhard Dietrich appointed new Head of Environmental Issues of the Lufthansa Group
- Dr. Karlheinz Haag retires after 16 years of successful work on the topic of climate and environmental responsibility
Bernhard Dietrich will take over as Head of Environmental Issues of the Lufthansa Group from June 2018. In this function, he is responsible for managing and developing all Group-wide environmental programs and the environmental policy positions of the Lufthansa Group. This involves the continuous improvement of the environmental balance sheet and the representation of the Group's environmental policy interests, including in environmentally relevant institutions and bodies worldwide. He reports to Dr. Kay Lindemann, Head of Corporate International Relations and Government Affairs of the Lufthansa Group.
Bernhard Dietrich has held various management positions in the Lufthansa Group since 1995 at various subsidiaries, including the LSG Group. There, the graduate agricultural and industrial engineer recently managed a global program for optimization and efficiency enhancement in administrative and management processes with around 100 projects.
Bernhard Dietrich succeeds Dr. Karlheinz Haag, who retires in June after 16 years of successful service. Haag, who holds a doctorate in aerospace engineering, has been responsible for climate and environmental responsibility within the Lufthansa Group since 2002.
"The work of Dr. Haag deserves special recognition. As an internationally recognized expert in all environmental science and environmental policy topics, he has made a major contribution to the responsible and sustainable positioning of the Lufthansa Group in terms of climate and environmental performance," says Dr. Kay Lindemann.
The Lufthansa Group stands for sustainable mobility. The Group is strongly committed to limiting the environmental impact of its business activities in line with international competitive conditions. To this end, it continuously invests in particularly efficient and quiet aircraft and launches programs to sustainably increase fuel efficiency.
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