was appointed Managing Director of Business (CEO) on January 1, 2021.
Thomas joined XEOS team 3 years ago. He built, managed and matured the Operations Support Unit covering Logistics, Tooling & Equipment, Export Control and Customs – followed by a period in Facility Management. In 2020, he took over the Production Planning & Control Team, which is responsible for all aspects of shop planning including engine scheduling and governance, material control, vendor management and capacity forecasting.
Thomas began his career at Lufthansa Technik in 2006. As part of Lufthansa's management trainee program "ProTeam", he managed projects in strategic purchasing, controlling and finance units in Hamburg and Beijing. Thomas went on to join the Business Development Team for aircraft overhaul based in Hamburg, where he spent 4 years delivering key strategic projects. In 2012, Thomas moved to Sofia, Bulgaria where he built up and led a project team to develop and implement a centralized, global standard in the field of material and logistics. In the 5 years that Thomas spent in Sofia, he was promoted to Head of Supply Chain Development and delivered the design and rollout of the material and logistics setup for a brand new Lufthansa Technik facility in Puerto Rico.
He graduated from University of Potsdam and University of Cologne (Business Administration and Management).