Mitteldeutsche Flughafen appoints new board member


Mitteldeutsche Flughafen in Leipzeg/Halle has filled a vacancy on its executive board at an important stage in the company’s development. The board has unanimously agreed to appoint Ingo Ludwig as chief financial officer (CFO) of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen with effect from January 1 2021. In this role, he will primarily be responsible for implementing the complex investment projects associated with the growth and modernisation of Leipzig/Halle and Dresden Airports. He will also be in charge of technology and IT. Ludwig, who has a degree in business administration, has many years of operational experience in multiple facets of the airport business. As CFO and deputy CEO of Budapest Airport from 2011 to 2016, his responsibilities included commercial management of the infrastructure programmes there. Ingo Ludwig is currently director M&A at AviAlliance, a company specialising in airport investment, management and development.

Erich Staake, chairman of the supervisory board: “We are delighted that Ingo Ludwig is joining us. He knows the airport business very well and will form a strong team with Götz Ahmelmann and Dieter Köhler. Together they will grasp every opportunity for the two central German airports to ensure that the company continues to play a leading role in the region’s economy in the long term.”