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The people at the helm of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG, the holding company for LSG Sky Chefs, Retail inMotion, SPIRIANT and Evertaste, provide the LSG Group with a strong mix of leadership skills and experience.

The LSG Group is managed by a three-member Executive Board, including Chief Executive Officer Erdmann Rauer (CEO since October 2014 after joining the company in 2006), Chief Financial Officer Dr. Kristin Neumann (CFO since joining the company in July 2014) and Chief Operating Officer Jochen Mueller (COO and member of the Executive Board since March 2005 after joining the company in 2003), plus a Group Development Committee consisting of the Executive Board and the Heads of the Regions, Divisions and Value-Chain functions. These bodies possess a strong mix of corporate insight, experience from other industries, and diverse personal backgrounds and skills.

Erdmann Rauer has been Chief Executive Officer of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG (LSG Holding) and Chairman of the Executive Board since October 1, 2014. At the LSG Group, he is responsible for Business Development; Marketing and Sales; Communications; Legal, Corporate Affairs & Compliance; and Internal Audit. Two of the LSG Group’s expert brands, Retail inMotion (onboard retail) and Evertaste (convenience food), also report directly to him.

Upon his appointment as CEO, Erdmann Rauer has initiated and steered the company’s wide-ranging transformation of its portfolio and operations to respond to ongoing market changes and increase the LSG Group’s flexibility and agility going forward.

Dr. Kristin Neumann has been Chief Financial Officer of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG (LSG Holding) since July 1, 2014. On October 1, 2014, she assumed the additional role of Labor Director for LSG Holding. She is in charge of Human Resources and Business Capabilities; Finance & Controlling; Quality & Process Management; and Product and Services Development. The LSG Group’s SPIRIANT (onboard equipment), LSG Sky Chefs Lounge and Ringeltaube (retail) activities also fall within her area of responsibility.

Prior to joining LSG Holding, Dr. Kristin Neumann was Chief Financial Officer: Continental Europe at Thomas Cook AG from May 1, 2006, where she was responsible for the Group’s financial success across ten markets.

Jochen Mueller has been Chief Operating Officer of LSG Lufthansa Service Holding AG (LSG Holding) since October 2009. He has also been a member of the company’s Executive Board since March 2005. In his current role, he leads the company’s worldwide operations, including roughly 200 facilities in 59 countries. Additionally, he oversees the global Operations Value Chain, Information Management, Infrastructure and Security.

Jochen Mueller joined LSG Lufthansa Service Europa/Afrika GmbH as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) Region on June 1, 2003.

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