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March 23, 2023

Lufthansa Cargo's Dorothea von Boxberg is set to become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines.


In a statement, Lufthansa said the successor for von Boxberg at Lufthansa Cargo would be announced as soon as possible.


"Subject to the pending resolution by the Board of Directors of SN Airholding, Dorothea von Boxberg, who is currently chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, will take over in Belgium as of April 15, 2023," the announcement said.


It added that in her new role, von Boxberg would also assume the function of "Representative of the Executive Board to the European Commission.


"I am very pleased that Dorothea von Boxberg, an experienced and skilled airline manager from within Lufthansa Group, is assuming the leadership position at Brussels Airlines. With her extensive knowledge and broad understanding of cargo and passenger airlines, she will continue to drive the successful transformation of Brussels Airlines, Belgium's national airline, in the coming years," said Christina Foerster, member of the executive board of the Lufthansa Group and chair of the board of directors of SN Airholding.


von Boxberg began her professional career in 1999 at the Boston Consulting Group. She moved to Lufthansa Group in 2007, where she held various management positions.


From 2012, von Boxberg was responsible for Customer Experience Design at Lufthansa Airline, and in 2015, she moved to Lufthansa Cargo AG and headed the Global Sales Management department.


In 2018, von Boxberg was appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, where she was initially responsible for global sales, network planning, product management and product development.


Since 2021 she has led Lufthansa Cargo AG as Chairperson of the Executive Board.

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