Swiss International Airlines (Swiss) announced that Jens Fehlinger will become CEO as of Oct. 1. Swiss is one of the airlines that make up the Lufthansa Group, which also operates Lufthansa Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings. Fehlinger will succeed Dieter Vranckx, who will become a member of the Lufthansa Group executive board as of July 1. Heike Birlenbach, chief commercial officer for Swiss, will act as interim CEO until Fehlinger takes over. Fehlinger, who is 43, started his professional career at the Lufthansa Group in 2006, where he held various management positions. Among other things, he was in charge of strategy and business development at Lufthansa Airlines and operational performance management for Lufthansa Group. During the Covid pandemic, he was responsible for the group's crisis management office and subsequently headed the ReNew restructuring project. In recent years, Fehlinger has been co-managing director of Lufthansa Cityline and at the same time served as managing director of the new carrier, Lufthansa City Airlines.


Flight Centre Travel Group has named Mandy Dunbier as global supply partnerships manager, leading the ground transport segment across car rental, door-to-door and on-demand services. She previously worked at Hertz for 16 years, where she led and managed teams with a strong focus on strategic clients and channel management, according to an announcement.


Grasp Technologies, a data management and virtual payment solution provider, has named Chris Wilson as CEO. He most recently was chief revenue officer of document processing platform PSPDFKit and held the same positions at data platform Hazelcast for six years.



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Ocean House Collection, which operates the Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn in Rhode Island, announced the appointment of Stephanie Leavitt as group director of sales and marketing. She has over 20 years of experience, most recently as the opening director of sales and marketing for Conrad Los Angeles. Prior to that, she held senor sales roles for Ritz-Carlton in Dubai, California and Colorado.