Star Alliance™, has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer.
Jan Albrecht, a Mexican national, was named CEO of the alliance. Assuming his position on June 1, he succeeds William L. Meaney who has resigned. For the past two years, Mr Albrecht has served as Chief Executive Officer of Aeromexpress, an all-cargo airline which was set up to manage the cargo operations of Mexicana Airlines, a Star Alliance member, and AeroMexico.
As CEO of Star Alliance Mr Albrecht will be based at the Star Alliance Business Center in Frankfurt, Germany.
Currently members of Star Alliance are: SAS, Air Canada, Air New Zealand Group (Incl. Air New Zealand and Ansett Australia),ANA- All Nippon Airways, Austrian Airlines Group (incl. Austrian Airlines, Lauda Air and Tyrolean Airways), British Midland, Lufthansa, Mexicana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International, United Airlines and VARIG- Brazilian Airlines.