Lauer succeeds Bishop as bmi chairman


On 1 July Lufthansa chief executive for group airlines and corporate human resources Stefan Lauer took over from Sir Michael Bishop as bmi chairman, moving the colourful story of the Lufthansa-bmi takeover on another chapter. Long-term shareholder and chairman Bishop is leaving the board.

Jorg Hennemann, who is Lufthansa manager for hub development and capacity management, Frankfurt, has also been appointed to the bmi board. Nigel Turner remains bmi chief executive, deputised by Tim Bye.

For our previous coverage of the Lufthansa/bmi takeover saga see:

Lufthansa settles BMI takeover dispute

BMI majority owner launches legal action against Lufthansa

Lufthansa secures European approval for BMI acquisition

UK’s BMI turns in £100m loss  

Insight: The future of bmi


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