On 1 January 2019, Harald Gloy will be appointed to the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG with responsibility for Operations. The 46-year-old industrial engineer thereby succeeds Sören Stark, who has led Operations since April 2016 and will become the new COO of Lufthansa Technik on 1 January 2019.
Gloy is currently responsible for global component services at Lufthansa Technik and is also the spokesperson for the division Board. Previously, he held managerial positions in the area of engine and aircraft base maintenance.
“I am very pleased that we have been able to engage Harald Gloy, an experienced member of the Lufthansa team, as Board Member Operations”, said Harry Hohmeister, Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Cargo. “Thanks to his comprehensive experience in logistics and in managing large operational areas, he will continue to further guide Operations into the future and strengthen the role of Lufthansa Cargo in the face of strong competition.”
In the future, as Board Member Operations, Harald Gloy will be responsible for handling in Frankfurt, Munich and the Lufthansa Cargo Service Center, as well as the areas of Global Handling Management, Flight Operations & Transport Management and Security.
Harald Gloy graduated as an engineer having studied Industrial Engineering at the TU Berlin and Arizona State University. After some early roles with Lufthansa Technik Logistik, he began his career with Lufthansa Technik in Business Development in 2003 and headed up the Aircraft Overhaul and Modification unit in Hamburg from 2006 onwards. Following various management roles in Component Maintenance Services and Engine Services, he leads the Component Services unit at Lufthansa Technik since 2014.
Gloy is a Member of the Board of Hamburg Aviation e.V. and a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Centre of Applied Aeronautical Research (ZAL) in Hamburg.