August Henningsen

Executive Advisor

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August Henningsen comes to Plane View Partners with a distinguished career in aviation. Most recently he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Technik AG, a position he held for fourteen years (from 2001 to 2015). During his tenure, Mr. Henningsen and his team guided the company through a period of impressive growth that saw Lufthansa Technik AG emerge as a global leader of MRO services. Growth targets achieved while the company was under his leadership included a 3x increase in total revenue, 5x increase in third party revenue, 1.5x increase in total employees and a worldwide expansion of bases and capabilities. Prior to his tenure as CEO, Mr. Henningsen was the General Manager and Chief Executive Office of Ameco Beijing from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Henningsen served in several other leadership roles during his decorated, 36-year career within the Lufthansa organization including overseeing the components business incl. materials planning & management, narrowbody airframe overhaul, line maintenance support and engineering / technical groups.

Mr. Henningsen now sits on multiple Boards of Directors, including Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg Airport GmbH (Chairman), Technical University of Hamburg, Bombardier Inc., and the Dornier Foundation, and remains a dominant industry figure in the MRO and broader aerospace communities.