Jost Lammers appointed President and CEO of Munich Airport

posted on 9th January 2020 by Eddie Saunders
Jost Lammers appointed President and CEO of Munich Airport

Following the retirement of Dr. Michael Kerkloh, the long-standing President, CEO and Labor Director of Flughafen München GmbH (FMG), at the end of 2019, his successor, Jost Lammers, assumed his new duties on January 1, 2020. Effective immediately, Jost Lammers will head FMG’s leadership team alongside managing directors Thomas Weyer (CFO and Infrastructure) and Andrea Gebbeken (Commercial and Security).

Jost Lammers (52), who was born in Oldenburg and grew up in Osnabrück in Lower Saxony, has held senior management roles at various European airports since the late 1990s. 

With the transfer in 1998 to Hochtief Airport GmbH, he made his start in the world of airports, taking on responsible roles at various Hochtief portfolio airports. This included involvement in the commissioning and opening of the new airport in Athens, for example. In 2004 Mr. Lammers was appointed managing director of Flughafen Düsseldorf Ground Handling GmbH, a leading provider of ground handling services at Düsseldorf Airport.

Four years later he was hired as the CEO of Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.  He remained there until the end of last year and made decisive contributions to the success of the airport serving the Hungarian capital.