Thomas Rückert has taken over the position as Chief Information Officer of the Lufthansa Group on January 1, 2021. He succeeds Roland Schütz, who left the company at his own request.
Rückert joined Lufthansa Technik as a trainee in 1995 and over the past 25 years, he has held various positions at Lufthansa Technik in Germany, Ireland and the Philippines. Most recently Rückert was Vice President Maintenance Services and headed Lufthansa Technik’s worldwide overhaul network together with two other managers, reporting directly to the company’s Executive Board. As spokesman for the Product Division, his responsibilities included all shared services, product development and digitalization.