Heads of Divisions
Safety & Service
The simulator training business division is managed by Ulrich Lindner. Alongside the production locations of Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, and Vienna, the Approved Training Organization (ATO), for wet training, also falls under his scope of responsibility.
Even while studying for his business administration degree at the University of Frankfurt, Ulrich Lindner worked part-time for Lufthansa in New York and London. After completing his studies in January 2004, he initially worked as a management accounting consultant at Lufthansa Passage. Three years later, he was appointed management accounting line manager.
In January 2009, Ulrich Lindner took over leadership of Lufthansa's marketing and sales management. In this role, he oversaw the sales and marketing executive division in all aspects of revenue and cost management for the marketing, sales, and product departments. Lastly, Ulrich Lindner worked as head of the network control hub in Frankfurt for Lufthansa Passage, where he was responsible for yield management for Lufthansa's global flight routes to and from Frankfurt.
Flight captain Andreas Dietrich has managed the Pilot School business division since December 1, 2015, which includes Lufthansa Flight Training's commercial pilot school in Bremen, as well as Lufthansa Flight Training subsidiaries Airline Training Center Arizona (ATCA) and Pilot Training Network. He is also the CEO for Pilot Training Network GmbH, which he has headed since April 2014.
Andreas Dietrich began his aeronautical career in 2001 at Lufthansa, where he spent seven years in trainee positions, among other roles, and flew the Airbus A319 for Germanwings as flight captain until May 2011.
In June 2011, Andreas Dietrich took over the management of Aviation Quality Services GmbH. In January 2013, he switched to CEO of Lufthansa Flight Training's youngest subsidiary, now known as CrewAcademy GmbH.
Safety & Service Training
The Safety & Service Training Division has been headed by Stefan Wendrich since 1 January 2012. In this function he is responsible for Service Training, Emergency Training and Human Factors Training at Lufthansa Flight Training's various different locations.
Wendrich graduated with a degree in Business Management from the University of Hamburg in 1997. His activities as a consultant, among others for Lufthansa Cargo in Hong Kong, paved the way for his career in the Lufthansa Group.
Wendrich began his career at Lufthansa Flight Training in 1999 as a Management Assistant. He subsequently worked in management positions at the Lufthansa Flight Training subsidiary, Aviation Quality Services, and in Controlling at Lufthansa Flight Training, before being appointed Managing Director of Lufthansa Flight Training Berlin GmbH in 2006.