Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner started his career with Lufthansa in Frankfurt in 2003 looking after network planning for Africa and Middle East. Thereafter, he was responsible for the company’s network management processes, namely network planning and revenue management. In 2007 he joined the Revenue Management team of Munich Airport, the airline’s second hub. Only two years later, in 2009, he was appointed Director Revenue Management Hub Munich. Since October 1st 2012, he is acting as Lufthansa General Manager responsible for the sales and marketing activities of the Lufthansa Group members (including Brussels Airlines) in the strategic markets of Spain and Portugal.
Prior to joining Lufthansa, Stefan Kreuzpaintner completed a training program with Dresdner Bank and then enrolled with the University of Maastricht in Economics and International Management. In 2003 he received a Ph.D in International Management at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland.
“Pricing & Revenue Management are key commercial functions and crucial for the attractiveness of our fares while optimizing the revenue for our company”, explains Lars Redeligx, CCO of Brussels Airlines. “With Stefan Kreuzpaintner we gain a very experienced and engaged revenue manager who will significantly contribute together with his team to the optimization of the company’s Revenue Management processes in order to respond to the continuously changing market requirements and trends”, continues Redeligx.
Dr. Kreuzpaintner is married with two children. Next to his mother language German, he speaks fluent English, Spanish and has an advanced knowledge of French.