German airport operator Fraport has appointed Dr Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive board, effective July 2019.
Prümm will take over board responsibility for Fraport’s Airside and Terminal Management, Corporate Safety and Security strategic business unit and the Corporate Infrastructure Management service unit.
Karlheinz Weimar, supervisory board chairman, Fraport, said, “The global aviation industry will continue to undergo profound changes in the coming years. This will also bring multiple and significant challenges to Fraport as well as other industry players. Therefore, it is essential that we expand and strengthen our company’s executive board to meet the growing challenges and responsibilities.”
Prümm holds a doctorate in economics, as well as university degrees in business administration and political sciences. Before joining Fraport in 2006, he was a member of the managing board of Flughafen Hannover-Langenhangen, the company that runs Hanover Airport. Prior to this, Prümm held managerial positions at Start Amadeus and Kienbaum Management Consultants.
Alexander Laukenmann will assume Prümm’s responsibilities as senior executive vice president of the Airside and Terminal Management, Corporate Safety and Security unit. Previously holding the position of general manager at Hamburg Airport, Laukenmann is returning to Fraport and Frankfurt Airport, where he was employed in various positions from 2000 to 2016.
Weimar added, “I am convinced that Fraport’s new executive team is excellently prepared to meet the challenges facing us in the future. The entire supervisory board wishes the executive board and the company’s management team success in ensuring a prosperous future for the Fraport Group and its employees.”