Christina Foerster was appointed CEO of Brussels Airlines in 2018, becoming the first woman to head a Lufthansa Group.
After receiving a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Warton School, University of Pennsylvania, Christina began her professional career as consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in 1999. In October 2002, she moved to Deutsche Lufthansa AG as Project Manager Corporate Strategy, and subsequently took up a management appointment in 2005 as General Manager Product Management Intercontinental. In this position, she was responsible for the development of Lufthansa’s in-flight product in the long-haul segment. In 2011 she became Vice President Network and Fleet Development, where she focused on the strategic development of the Lufthansa Group fleet and the global network of Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. Two years later, in 2014, she was appointed Senior Vice President Network, Group and Alliance Development at the Lufthansa Group and was overall process owner of Network and Partner Management for Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines, reporting directly to the Lufthansa Group Executive Board Member for Hub Management.