Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Christoph Franz

Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Christoph Franz

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Christoph Franz, who lives in Zurich after leading Lufthansa’s Swiss subsidiary, took the top job at Lufthansa in 2011 and embarked on a savings program that included 3,500 job cuts and a renewal of the fleet with more fuel-efficient models.