Successor to Klaus Holler with effect from 1 October 2010
The Lufthansa Executive Board appointed Achim Martinka (44), currently Regional Director Sales & Handling, as the new Area Manager The Americas. Effective 1 October 2010, he will succeed Klaus Holler, who is stepping down into well-earned retirement.
Achim Martinka, with a degree in business management, began his career at the Lufthansa Group as Senior Manager Global Accounts at Lufthansa Cargo in January 2000. In 2001, he took over as head of Global Accounts - two years later, he was appointed manager of the Industry Development department. From 2005 to 2006, he served as Regional Director Sales in Paris. He has been Regional Director Sales & Handling since 1 July 2006.
Achim Martinka is married and has two children.