Lufthansa Systems announced that Stefanie Neumann took over as one of two CEOs of Lufthansa Systems effective April 15, 2023. Lufthansa Systems is developing IT solutions that shape the future of digital aviation. In her role, she will be responsible for the company’s products, customers, and markets. She will lead the company together with Dr. Thomas Wittmann, who has held his CEO position since 2019.
Stefanie Neumann joined Lufthansa Group in 2019, where she was part of the CIO management team as Vice President of IT Infrastructure, Sourcing & Transition. During this time, she managed the transition from a single provider setup towards a future-oriented partner ecosystem and modernized the technical capabilities in all IT infrastructure pillars. She made colleagues visible and IT tangible for stakeholders and employees of Lufthansa Group. Reliable IT solutions are just as important to her as transparent, appreciative cooperation for the best joint results.
Before joining Lufthansa Group, Stefanie had various management roles related to products and innovation at Deutsche Telekom. She headed the software and hardware development for the TV product portfolio and developed Internet TV from an innovative idea into a growth strategy for the German and Southern Eastern European markets. Before establishing the entertainment Product Development for Deutsche Telekom, Stefanie built the basis of her career in strategy and IT consulting in various industries like insurances, telecommunications, and aviation.
“We are very happy to welcome Stefanie into our leadership team at Lufthansa Systems. Together we will move the company forward, continuously striving to support airlines in making their operations more effective, more efficient, and more sustainable,” said Dr. Thomas Wittmann, CEO at Lufthansa Systems.
“I am thrilled to join such a strong and leading company in the field of aviation IT. I’m excited to drive digitalization and innovation for the company’s valued airline customers around the globe with a committed team of aviation experts and enthusiasts,” stated Stefanie Neumann, CEO at Lufthansa Systems.