Heike Birlenbach

Heike Birlenbach

Senior Vice President Sales Lufthansa Hub Airlines and Chief Commercial Officer Hub Frankfurt
Lufthansa Group

Mrs. Birlenbach has worked for the Lufthansa Group since the early 1990s. After dual studies and first responsibilities in Sales in Frankfurt, she moved to London in 1999 to manage Marketing and Sales Support for the European markets, followed by several years in Amsterdam as Sales Director for all Benelux markets.

Back at Lufthansa Headquarters, she took over the In-flight Product Development for all short-haul aircraft. She then assumed the leading role in the newly founded airline Lufthansa Italia in Milan as Vice President. Hereafter she was responsible for the entire cabin crew at the growing Hub in Munich.

Since 2014, Mrs. Birlenbach has returned to sales, initially as Vice President Sales Europe, responsible for 42 countries. In her current role, she is responsible for the worldwide sales of all network airlines of the Lufthansa Group, Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines. She is also Chief Commercial Officer at the largest Lufthansa Group hub in Frankfurt.