A change in management is underway at Lufthansa Technik Philippines:on February 1. Dr. Burkhard Andrich (52), currently Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg, will take over as President and CEO of the Manila-based Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP). This joint venture with Philippine aviation service provider MacroAsia Corporation has a staff of 2,700 and offers a wide range of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to customers worldwide, focusing on base maintenance checks for Airbus aircraft.
Andrich studied mechanical engineering and completed his education with a doctoral degree. He has been at Lufthansa Technik since 1992.
He was Senior Vice President Line Maintenance, and then served as Senior Vice President Engine Services from 2005 to 2011. Since then he has been Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services in Hamburg.
Succeeding Andrich on February 1 as Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services is Harald Gloy (41). Gloy holds a degree in engineering and management. He came to Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg in 2003. Following a tenure as Director Production Aircraft Base Maintenance he took over Component Maintenance Services as Vice President and thereafter Gloy became Vice President Engine Overhaul in November 2012.
Gerald Frielinghaus (58) joined Lufthansa Technik in 1985 and has held the post of President and CEO of Lufthansa Technik Philippines since 2011. He will return to Germany to manage the Paperless Maintenance project in Frankfurt - a migration from paper-based to electronic aircraft maintenance documentation that has high strategic and commercial value for the airlines of the Lufthansa Group and Lufthansa Technik.
The Lufthansa Technik Group, with more than 30 subsidiaries and associates and over 26,000 employees worldwide, is one of the leading providers of technical services for the aviation industry. Its portfolio encompasses the entire spectrum of services for commercial
aircraft: maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and conversion, engines and components.
Dr. Burkhard Andrich (50), to date Senior Vice President Engine Services, will take over as Senior Vice President Aircraft Component Services.
The two companies have extended and significantly expanded their existing Total Component Support TCS® agreement for the airline's fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft for 10 years.