New CEOs for Lufthansa Technik Sofia and Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw March 5, 2019 16:38

New CEOs for Lufthansa Technik Sofia and Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen

Various management changes have been made in the international network of Lufthansa Technik.

On January 25, Torsten Raabe became the new CEO of Lufthansa Technik Sofia (LTSF). There was also a change in the management team at Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen (LTS) on March 1: Benjamin Scheidel took over the CEO position from Detlev Jeske.

At LTSF, Torsten Raabe succeeded Daniel Hoffmann, who was appointed Head of Lufthansa Technik Philippines after three years in Sofia. The former CEO of LTS, Detlev Jeske, joined Lumics GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg, a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and McKinsey & Company.

Raabe began his career at the Lufthansa Technik Group in 1998. After earning his degree in industrial engineering, Raabe served in a number of managerial positions in Frankfurt and Hamburg until 2012. During that same year, he set up the Sofia-based central material management for the entire Lufthansa Technik Base Maintenance Division. Working as Senior Director for Material Management, he oversaw purchasing and material supplies for facilities in Sofia, Hamburg, Budapest, Malta, Shannon and Puerto Rico.

Benjamin Scheidel joined the Lufthansa Group in 2003. During his career, he held a number of management positions at Lufthansa Cargo in Madrid, Frankfurt and Singapore. Scheidel, who holds a business administration degree, joined Lufthansa Technik in 2013. He initially served as Senior Regional Sales Manager for South East Asia & Australia / Pacific and later became a Corporate Key Account Manager. In 2015, he was appointed Senior Director Sales North East Asia.

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw March 5, 2019 16:38