August Wilhelm Henningsen is Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Technik AG (LHT). Prior to assuming this position on January 1, 2001, Mr. Henningsen was in the Board responsible for the LHT product and services activities. He had become a member of LHT’s Executive Board on April 1st, 2000.
Mr. Henningsen started as a systems engineer with Deutsche Lufthansa in 1979. After holding different management positions in engineering he became head of the Boeing 737 overhaul line at the Lufthansa Berlin base in 1991.
From 1993 to 1997 Mr. Henningsen lead the LHT aircraft components services division in Hamburg before he became General Manager of AMECO in Beijing, a joint venture between Deutsche Lufthansa and Air China.
Mr. Henningsen studied mechanical engineering with focus on aeronautics at Brunswick Technical University.