As per 1 January 2013 Mats Jacobsson (49) will assume the position of Senior Vice President Distribution. In his new role he will be reporting to Paul Gregorowitsch, CCO airberlin. His new responsibilities will include the airberlin group’s service centers, customer service as well as the overall distribution channel strategy.
He is succeeding Thorsten Scherzer who, after his twelve year long-lasting successful career at airberlin, has decided to leave the company and to accept new professional challenges outside of the airberlin group.
Mats Jacobsson holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics and has gained experience in the airline industry for more than 20 years now. He has been working for airberlin since 2007, the past three years as Vice President International Sales.
The position of Vice President International Sales will not be staffed anymore. Otto Gergye, Senior Vice President Sales Scheduled Services, will assume direct responsibility of international area management as per January 2013.