Spanish boss Álvaro Middelmann retires from airberlin
On 1st January 2013 Álvaro Middelmann will retire from his position as Senior Vice President Spain & Portugal at airberlin.
Middelmann will, however, retain links to airberlin as an advisor to the Board of Directors. Paul Verhagen, who has been Area Manager Spain & Portugal since 12th April 2012, will continue to be responsible for all airberlin’s commercial activity in Spain and Portugal. Pablo Caspers remains in the position of Vice President Sales and Marketing Spain & Portugal.
Paul Gregorowitsch, CCO airberlin: “Under Alvaro Middelmann’s leadership, airberlin has become a successful and prestigious airline in Spain as well. On behalf of airberlin’s management I would like to pay tribute to Mr Middelmann for his outstanding achievements in ensuring the company’s development and thank him for the positive contribution he has made over the past years.”
Since 1993 Álvaro Middelmann has been in charge of the key strategic markets of Spain and Portugal at airberlin and has opened up and expanded the two markets for the airline. He has played an important part in developing Palma de Mallorca into airberlin’s leading hub outside of Germany.