Karl Ulrich Garnadt, born on January 19th, 1957, began his career at Lufthansa as a commercial airline trainee in 1979. Since then he held several management positions within the Lufthansa Group. From 2007 to 2010 Karl Ulrich Garnadt was a member of the Board of Lufthansa German Airlines with responsibility for the Hub Management & Passenger Services division. In 2011 he became CEO and Chairman of Lufthansa Cargo AG and was heading one of the global industry leaders in air freight. Since May 1st, 2014, he has been a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG and CEO of Lufthansa German Airlines. He assumed his present Executive Board responsibility for Eurowings & Aviation Services on 1 January 2016. Karl Ulrich Garnadt is married and has one son.