Martina Grönegres to Become Chief Execu-tive Officer of Lufthansa City Center International
Lufthansa City Center group is advancing its international platform strategy also from the
human resources aspect: Starting January 1, 2020, Martina Grönegres will become the new Managing Director of Lufthansa City Center International (LCCI). Grönegres is the suc-cessor of Uwe Müller, who took over the LCCI management in 2017 for 3 years and who will go into pre-retirement in January 2020.
With a degree in Economics and Chinese Studies, Martina is currently responsible for re-gional Sales Services as Senior Director Sales Services Home Markets and Global Accounts at the Lufthansa Group. The Manager’s 20 years of global sales experience is an important module toward the LCC target to sell business travel and tourism services as an interna-tional online platform provider.
Martina Grönegres introduced herself to the LCC partners at the annual international LCC plenum of the franchise group in Montenegro, where the platform strategy is being pre-sented. “Currently, we are experiencing one of the most exciting periods in travel business: sales processes take place to a large extent on online platforms. At LCC we have the nec-essary prerequisites for customer-focused retail through our technology expertise and in-ternational presence. The business potential is great and I look forward to being part of this exciting journey”, Grönegres commented on her upcoming new role.
About Martina Grönegres:
Holding a degree in Economics, she started her career in 1983 as an Office Manager at Henkel KGaA in Düsseldorf with further stations in New York and London. After graduation, Martina Grönegres transferred to Deutsche Lufthansa AG in 1996, where she started her career in Frankfurt with a senior position in the company group strategy. Her next station was in Peking, where she managed the liaison office of the Lufthansa company group. As General Manager, Grönegres opened the Lufthansa Service Center in Shanghai in 2004. In 2008 she became the Lufthansa Sales Manager for Northern China headquartered in Pe-king. In September 2012, Grönegres transferred back to Germany Sales, assuming the sales management for Eastern Germany headquartered in Berlin. In January 2016, she addition-ally assumed the sales management for the NRW territory. Since September 2016, the Manager has been responsible for regional Sales Services as Senior Director Sales Services DACH and Global Accounts of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Grönegres was born in Düsseldorf in 1964, is married and has two children.