Jörg Beißel has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lufthansa Airlines since 1 April 2022.

After studying economics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt and earning his doctorate, Dr Jörg Beißel joined Deutsche Lufthansa AG in 2002 in Group Controlling. In 2006, he joined the office of the Executive Board member responsible for Finance and Aviation Services at Deutsche Lufthansa AG, which he headed for six years. Between 2012 and 2015, he was responsible for the corporate program “SCORE - Change for Success”, with the goal of sustainably increasing profitability. In 2015, he was also in charge of the Lufthansa Group's strategy program "7:1”. In the same year, Dr Jörg Beißel joined Eurowings as Managing Director Finance Eurowings Group and took over the executive management of Eurowings GmbH. As Head of Group Controlling at the Lufthansa Group, he drove efficiency improvements and performance management throughout the Group from 2018 to 2022. Dr Jörg Beißel was appointed to the Lufthansa Executive Board in 2021, where he has since been responsible for all financial aspects of Lufthansa Airlines as Chief Financial Officer.

Dr Jörg Beißel was born in Munich in 1970 and is father of two children.

As of: 01 February 2023