Lufthansa Group is a new partner company

Andreas Bartels, Lufthansa Group
Andreas Bartels, Lufthansa Group

The Academic Society is pleased to introduce Lufthansa Group as a new partner company and welcomes Andreas Bartels to the Corporate Advisory Board!

Andreas Bartels is Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications at Lufthansa Group, leading a team of 120 people. He joined the Lufthansa Group in 2007 as Senior Director and Group Head of External Communications, having previously worked for Deutsche Bank AG and Comdirect bank AG, among others.

Lufthansa Group is a global aviation company with more than 109,000 employees. Founded in 1926, Lufthansa can look back on a long history. Today the company has 319 subsidiaries and equity investments. Lufthansa Group comprises passenger airlines such as SWISS, Austrian Airlines or Eurowings, as well as aviation services and additional business and group functions. In 2022, Lufthansa Group operated a total of 826,379 flights.

“If I could commission a new research project, I would like to address the interdependencies of societal values and the public perception of flying.”

Andreas Bartels, Lufthansa Group

Talking business & getting personal

We spoke to Andreas about the communication challenges that Lufthansa Group is currently facing and why he decided to partner with the Academic Society.

The most significant communication challenges for Lufthansa Group are currently …

… sustainability and the political framework.

We decided to partner with the Academic Society to …

… exchange, learn and get inspired.

The greatest impact on my career has had …

… managing crisis successfully.

The most exciting encounter in my professional life has been so far …

… launching a new aircraft, such as Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8.

If I could invite three people for dinner, it would be …

… my wife and my two daughters.

Welcome Andreas and Lufthansa Group to the Academic Society!

You can find all the partner companies on the Corporate Advisory Board here.