BRUSSELS — Brussels Airlines has named Dorothea von Boxberg as its new CEO, effective April 15, 2023.
von Boxberg, who currently serves as Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, will also take on the role of Representative of the Executive Board to the European Commission.
She began her professional career in 1999 at the Boston Consulting Group, and in 2007 joined the Lufthansa Group where she has held various management positions. From 2012, she was responsible for Customer Experience Design at Lufthansa Airline and, along with her team, is credited with the introduction of a new generation of Business Class seats.
In 2015, von Boxberg moved to Lufthansa Cargo AG where she headed the Global Sales Management department. Three years later, she was appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG. She was initially responsible for global sales, network planning, product management and product development before transitioning to Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG in 2021.
“I am very pleased that Dorothea von Boxberg, an experienced and skilled airline manager from within Lufthansa Group, is assuming the leadership position at Brussels Airlines,” said Christina Foerster, Member of the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Group and Chair of the Board of Directors of SN Airholding.
With her extensive knowledge and broad understanding of cargo and passenger airlines, she will continue to drive the successful transformation of Brussels Airlines, Belgium’s national airline, in the coming years,” added Foerster.
The long-term successor for von Boxberg at Lufthansa Cargo will be announced as soon as possible.