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Jurgen Weber, German airline executive. Named Aerospace Laureate for 1997, United States Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine, 1997, Manager of Year, Manager Magazine, Germany, 1999, Germany's best manager, Wirtschaftswoche magazine, 2002; recipient Airline Business Award for lifetime achievement, Airline Business magazine, 2003. Fellow: Royal Aeronautical Society, London.


Weber, Jurgen was born on October 17, 1941 in Lahr, Germany.


Degree in aeronautical engineering, Technology University Stuttgart, 1965. Postgraduate work Institute for Statics and Dynamics of Aerospace Constructions, Technology University Stuttgart. Graduate Senior Management Training Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy in engineering (honorary), Stuttgart University, 1998.


With engineering division Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Hamburg, Germany, 1967-1974, director line maintenance Frankfurt, Germany, 1974-1978, chief engineer aircraft maintenance Hamburg, 1978-1987, chief operating officer technical services, 1987—1990, deputy member executive board, 1989-1990, named member executive board, 1990, chief executive technical services, 1990—1991, deputy chairman executive board, 1990, chairman executive board, 1991—2003, chairman supervisory board, since 2004. Supervisory board Allianz-Lebensversicherungs AG, Bayer AG, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Post AG, Voith AG, Loyalty Partner GmbH, Tetra Laval Group, Switzerland. Chairman supervisory board Thomas Cooke AG.


Fellow: Royal Aeronautical Society, London.