August W. Henningsen was Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Technik AG from April 2000 until his retirement in April 2015. Prior to that, he had been General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Ameco Beijing from August 1997 until March 2001. He began his career at Lufthansa in 1979 and held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the Lufthansa group until July 1997. Mr. Henningsen is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hamburg Airport and also sits on the Boards of Directors of Lufthansa Technik AG, Technical University of Hamburg and the Dornier Foundation, Munich. He holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig.