FRANKFURT â€“ Lufthansa has named Carsten Spohr as the new group CEO. Spohr, 47, will replace Christoph Franz who is becoming chairman of Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche. The decision in favor of Spohr follows a tedious search internally and externally that began in mid-September 2013, when Franz confirmed that he would not extend his contract . Spohr has always been considered the favorite for the job by most observers, but Lufthansa Chairman Wolfgang Mayrhuber had also launched an ...
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