Spairliners GmbH has named Sven-Uve Hueschler as new Managing and Financial Director. He assumed his role on July 01 and took over the responsibility of former Managing Director / CFO Andre Schulte-Bisping. Sven-Uve Hueschler has been with Lufthansa Technik AG for seven years and was previously in the position of Head of Business Development of the Product Division Aircraft Component Services.
Sven-Uve Hueschler brings extensive strategic and operational leadership experiences to the company. Since he started his career at Lufthansa Technik he held several leading positions in International Sales and Business Development Ventures. "We are pleased to gain someone with such experiences in the MRO industry and moreover on strategic business development for Spairliners. Mr Hueschler's appointment fits in perfectly with the E-Jet expansion and the upcoming growth of the company," says Dr. Burkhard Andrich, member of the Supervisory Board of Spairliners. "With its highly skilled personnel and an excellent managing team, namely Olivier Mazzucchelli (CEO) and Sven-Uve Hueschler (CFO), Spairliners is very well positioned to cope with the exciting challenges ahead," adds Robert Anton, chairman of the Board.
"I am excited to be joining Spairliners and feel honoured to take on my new position at this important phase of the company's growth," says Sven-Uve Hueschler. "To continue the success of a Joint Venture between two well-recommended MROs by entering a new market is a challenging task," he adds. Former CFO Andre Schulte-Bisping held this position for three and a half years and has now returned to Lufthansa Technik. "We would like to thank Andre Schulte-Bisping for all his contributions and helping us to grow into a world leader for Component Services. For his future career we wish him all the best," Spairliners' CEO Olivier Mazzucchelli says.
Spairliners, known as the market leader for A380 Integrated Component Care, expanded its portfolio with an equal spectrum for the E-Jet family. The company counts large A380-operators such as Air France, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines and Qantas to its long-term customers.
Beyond that, it has been contracted 11 regional airlines in terms of its latest E-Jet component care.
Spairliners is a Joint Venture between Air France Industries (50 percent) and Lufthansa Technik (50 percent). The company supplies all components for the aircraft type Airbus A380 and Embraer E170/175 and E190/195 to airlines. As a market leader in A380 Integrated Component Care, Spairliners provides world-renowned, leading airlines, such as Qantas, Air France, Lufthansa, and Malaysia Airlines to all corners of the world. Its service includes the supply of its spare parts inventory, management of logistics and warehousing, as well as the maintenance and repair of the aircraft components. With its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany, and its logistic hub in Paris, France, the company reflects the know-how and comprehensive capabilities of proven industry leaders.
AFI KLM E&M
Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance, which joined forces following the Air France KLM merger, are world-leading multi-product MRO providers with a joint workforce of 14,200, offering comprehensive technical support for airlines, ranging from engineering and line maintenance to engine overhaul and the management, repair and supply of aircraft components, structured around a powerful logistics network. AFI KLM E&M supports more than 1,300 aircraft and serve upwards of 150 major international airlines.
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with about 30 subsidiaries and about 26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading manufacturer-independent providers of services for the aviation industry. Lufthansa Technik is licensed internationally as a repair, production and development enterprise. The Group's portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services in the areas of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components.