Wolfgang Prock-Schauer

Portrait of Wolfgang Prock-Schauer chief executive officer BMI

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer chief executive officer bmi

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer was born in Waldviertel, Austria, in 1956. After graduating from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, he began his career at Austrian Airlines (AUA) in 1981. In senior management at AUA from 1991, he was, among others, responsible for the integration of Lauda Air after its takeover by AUA and the accession of the Austrian carrier to the Star Alliance airline grouping.

He then became Secretary General and Executive Vice President, Network Management, Alliances and Long-Term Planning at AUA. He also served on the Supervisory Boards of Tyrolean Airways and Austrian Air Transport.From 2002 to 2003, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer was Chairman of the Star Alliance Management Board.

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer became Chief Executive Officer of Jet Airways in June 2003. During his tenure, the Indian carrier expanded from a purely domestic airline into international operations. It also completed a successful IPO in February 2005.

On 1 December 2009, Wolfgang became bmi's chief executive officer, succeeding Nigel Turner.

Wolfgang Prock-Schauer is married and has three children.

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