Director Airline Solutions
Before joining InteRES, Alexander spent ten years at Lufthansa German Airlines, where he last worked in Corporate Strategy & Business Development. There, among other strategic projects, he helped align the distribution organization of LH with the board of directors.
Prior to his strategist role, beginning in 2005 he worked in Distribution Strategy, where he first managed commercial GDS relationships for Lufthansa and the LH Group and negotiated various contracts with its largest GDS and IT supplier. Starting in early 2012, Alexander was LH’s representative in IATA’s NDC project, where he was a member of the Passenger Distribution Group, the NDC advisory forum, and Chairman of the NDC distribution industry working group (DDX, PDMGWG). During this time, he developed and implemented LH’s RM-based distribution strategy. Alexander has spoken at various national and international trade events on the future of airline distribution and NDC.
Before joining Lufthansa, Alexander spent more than five years at Amadeus Germany where he worked as a Product Manager, first for a range of regional leisure products such as Amadeus Tour Market (TOMA), and later on for the API V.2.
Subsequent to an apprenticeship as a travel agent and a Master’s degree in Business Administration at Frankfurt University, Alexander spent five years in business travel management at Thomas Cook Travel (which later became TUI), where he dealt with the development and implementation of technology based business travel processes. He also handled the commercial relationship between the agency and its corporate customers, especially airlines.
Alexander was born in Munich and grew up in Frankfurt. He is married and lives in Wiesbaden.