Annette Mann was born on December 31, 1977 in Bavaria, Germany. She studied business administration in Ingolstadt and obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the US-American Kellogg School of Management.
Annette Mann brings in a wide spectrum of experience in management, which she has gained in many different strategic, conceptual or operative roles within the Lufthansa Group since 2003. During her supervision 2004-2009, she conceived and implemented Lufthansa’s current First-Class product and by 2015, the launch of the “Premium Economy” on more than 100 long-haul flights was completed. Until 2020, Annette Mann was responsible for various product related divisions within the Lufthansa Group, also as Vice President of Product Management at SWISS. Most recently, she was responsible for the Corporate Responsibility division and was assigned to develop, operate and implement an integrated and group-wide sustainability program.
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest airline, operating a worldwide network. A special focus has been set on central and Eastern Europe. Since it’s founding in 1957, Austrian Airlines has transported over 305 million passengers. About 6,000 employees ensure that actual an average of around 220 flights take off and arrive at their destination safely, every day. Hence, Austrian Airlines is the biggest employer within Eastern Austria. The current fleet consists of 9 long-haul (Boeing 767 & 777) and 53 short & medium-haul (Airbus A320 Family & Embraer 195) aircraft.
Due to its favorable geographical position in the heart of Europe, the home base Vienna is an ideal hub between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline network. Together with 25 other airlines, Austrian is a member of the Star Alliance, the world’s first global network of international airlines.