Lufthansa Cargo announced that Philip Rauchhaus will take over the position of Head of Region DACH & KAM EMEA as of the next possible date.
In this role, the former head of sales, Frankfurt, will coordinate and manage the markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as key account management for the regions of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In the announcement, Lufthansa said Oliver von Goetz and Dr. André Schulz will remain in charge of the Europe and, Middle East and Africa sales regions.
Rauchhaus joined Lufthansa Cargo sales in 2009 and, after a short time, took over the position of head of handling, process and quality management in Germany.
This was followed by the position of Head of Revenue Management in 2014 before he was appointed senior director of market and network planning in 2017.
Since 2022, he has been responsible for sales at Lufthansa Cargo's home hub as senior director of sales in Frankfurt.
"With Philip Rauchhaus, we are delighted to have gained an experienced manager for this position who knows the air freight industry inside out. Thanks to his expertise within the company and the experience he brings with him, he will provide new impulses in the marketing of our airfreight capacities and the cooperation with our customers, especially in our home market," said Ashwin Bhat, CEO of Lufthansa Cargo.
Previously, Achim Martinka headed the German sales department before he left the company on October 31, 2023.