Dr. Till Bunse has been appointed as the new marketing director. The 37-year-old reports direct to the chief executive officer, Dr. Rainer Schwarz. As from 1 October 2008, he will be responsible for airline acquisition, conventional advertising, CD/CI and public relations. Bunse’s career in the aviation industry started in 2001 at Lufthansa. The marketing expert, who holds a doctorate in economics, then moved to German Wings, where he was head of airport relations for four years and was in charge of all business dealings between the budget airline and European airports.
Ralf Kunkel (39), team leader of press work, will in future report direct to the chief executive officer, Dr. Rainer Schwarz. As head of the press office from 1 October 2008, he will be responsible for the group’s entire press activities and will be in charge of publications, staff communications, political contacts and online media.