SWISS Head of freight Ashwin Bhat succeeds Dorothea von Boxberg to become CCO of Lufthansa Cargo


Ashwin Bhat, Vice President and Head of Swiss WorldCargo– the cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines, is set to take over Dorothea von Boxberg’s role as Chief Commercial Officer at Lufthansa Cargo.

As Lufthansa Cargo’s CCO, Ashwin Bhat will be responsible for the external organisation of sales and handling, product, revenue management, pricing, network planning and sales management worldwide.

Bhat will take over as member of the Executive Board in charge of Lufthansa Cargo’s Product and Sales division on March 01, 2021 – the same day when Dorothea von Boxberg will become chairwoman of the Executive Board and CEO.

“I am very pleased that we have been able to gain Ashwin Bhat, a highly experienced senior manager within Lufthansa Group, as our Chief Commercial Officer,” said Harry Hohmeister, Member of the Lufthansa Group Executive Board and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Cargo. “With his extensive expertise in the airfreight business as well as his many years of sales experience, he will further strengthen Lufthansa Cargo’s leading position in international competition.”

Bhat has been Vice President and Head of Cargo at Swiss International Air Lines and based in Zurich since October 2015. He joined the former Swisscargo AG in February 1999 and has held various positions in revenue management, transport management and global area management, until his most recent position as Head of Cargo for Swiss International Air Lines.


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