Dr Jan-Wilhelm Breithaupt named CEO of Jettainer

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Jettainer has appointed Dr Jan-Wilhelm Breithaupt as CEO, succeeding Thomas Sonntag who is leaving the Lufthansa Group.

Breithaupt has a doctorate in production logistics and has been involved in digital transformation projects and improvement initiatives for more than 20 years.

He has held various positions within the Lufthansa Group and most recently was responsible for global customer service and handling management at Lufthansa Cargo where he pioneered digital services for handling including the electronic air waybill.

Together with IATA and the Digital Test Field Air Cargo, Breithaupt drove the ONE Record initiative forward, which aims to create a standardised data model to seamlessly integrate all elements of the supply chain to improve industry collaboration.

Sonntag, who has led Jettainer since 2019 and will leave on 1 July, said: “Jettainer will be well-positioned for success under Dr Breithaupt’s leadership. I am very pleased to hand over to an industry leader with deep expertise in ULD management from the customer’s perspective. His professional focus on digitalisation and customer service will ensure Jettainer continues its path of sustainable growth.”

Breithaupt said: “I am honoured to take on this role and look forward to leading Jettainer into its next phase of innovation and excellence. Together with a great global team and international partners, we will continue to drive forward digital transformation and enhance our services for our global customers.”

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