Horst Amann appointed new COO01.08.2012
Horst Amann today assumed the position of COO at Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. Amann has already been on site on a daily basis for the past few weeks, in order to prepare for the new challenge. In its meeting on 22 June 2012, the airport company's Supervisory Board appointed the 59-year-old from Hesse as the new COO for the next five years.
Amann previously headed the Realisation Management Department at Frankfurt's airport company, Fraport, where he was responsible amongst others for constructing the new runway and planning Terminal 3 at Frankfurt Airport. Prior to this, Amman was employed at Deutsche Bahn, where he was responsible for constructing the high-speed route between Frankfurt/Main and Cologne, as well as the international railway station at Frankfurt Airport. Within the sector, he is regarded as being assertive and availing of extensive construction experience. Amann will succeed Dr. Manfred Körtgen, who has held this position for the past four years.