Hamburg, November 24, 2017 - Spairliners, leading component provider in the after sales market, has appointed Thies Moeller as new Managing Director and CEO. He succeeds Sven-Uve Hueschler effective November 01st and heads from now on the business alonside Benoit Crombois, Managing Director and CFO of the company.
"After a comprehensive search and careful selection process, we are delighted to have recruited Thies Moeller for Spairliners’ management board. Thies has more than 12 years of experience in leadership positions within Lufthansa Technik AG and knows best the industry, especially the component business", says Jacques Dauvergne, chairman of Spairliners’ supervisory board and VP Materials & Services Air France Industries.
Thies has been employed by Lufthansa Technik since 2005. His previous experience within the corporate group includes leading positions in Key Account Management, Central Services and Processes as well as Central Controlling and Risk Management. Prior to joining Lufthansa Technik, he served for more than five years as General Manager and Sales Director in the automotive business.
"I am thrilled to be taking on the new role", says Thies Moeller. "This is an exciting time for Spairliners, as the company expands its Integrated Component Care business for Embraer E-Jet aircraft in the Americas. Moreover, we also introduce a complementary and new product to this market. Spairliners Assets Control Enterprise (SPACE) is based on a probabilistic forecasting model for assets. After becoming market leader in Europe for E-Jet component support, Spairliners brings its expertise and experience now to a next level and to an additional market. The combination of proven quality with a future technology innovation will lead us into a next phase of growth."
Former Managing Director and CEO Sven-Uve Hueschler returned to Lufthansa Technik after four years. Sven-Uve Hueschler headed the company when Spairliners introduced its E-Jet component support in 2013 and during the development phase of its latest product SPACE.
Spairliners GmbH is an equally split, joint venture, between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik and located with its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. The company offers component services for the Airbus A380 and the Embraer E-Jet Family, comprising of the E170/175 and E190/195 series. Its multiple services are provided from a single source and combined with engineering expertise. This include component access, home base stock lease, stand-alone repair, and assets optimization as well as tooling.