Lufthansa Group appoints Saeys-Desmedt to Africa sales role

 Philippe Saeys-Desmedt

Philippe Saeys-Desmedt

August 28, 2018 - Posted at aircargonews: Philippe Saeys-Desmedt [pictured], currently vice president sales Africa for Brussels Airlines, is to take up a new role as senior director sales sub-Saharan Africa for parent business Lufthansa Group on 1 November.

He and his team will then be responsible for the sales and commercial activities of the entire Lufthansa Group in 24 markets across sub-Saharan Africa.

This appointment comes in the wake of what is described as a “full integration” of the sales activities of Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Edelweiss, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS into one sales force in Africa for Lufthansa Group, as well as the relocation of the regional sales office for sub-Saharan Africa from Lagos in Nigeria to Brussels, at the headquarters of Brussels Airlines. More...