Executive Management Board
Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board
in Business Management.
Chief Financial Officer
as well as the telecom industry with Sunrise Communications in Switzerland. Mr. Schwendinger holds an MBA in Supply Chain Management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) as well as a BSc in Business Administration.
Chief Commercial Officer and President LATAM & APAC
Mr. Germani is a seasoned aviation industry expert with more than 14 years of experience in LATAM Airlines where he held the position of Corporate Senior Vice President for Services and Innovation, and several corporate global leadership roles first based in the U.S. and later in Brazil.
Before joining LATAM Airlines, Federico held leadership roles in McKinsey, Goldman Sachs and IBM. Mr. Germani holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Kellogg School of Management and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico of Buenos Aires.
President North America, Europe and Middle East
Mr. Anbeek previously served as Group Senior Vice President and President
Emerging Markets in March 2012 and was promoted to President, Airline Solutions in September 2014. Before this, Mr. Anbeek held the position of Chief Commercial Officer from June 2007. In addition to experience in consulting and the retail sector, Mr. Anbeek has profound knowledge of the aviation and airline catering industries. Before joining gategroup, he held several roles at Lufthansa Group and KLM in the Netherlands and the Caribbean. Mr. Anbeek holds a Master of Science in Business Engineering from the University of Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands.
President Southern Europe and Africa
Appointed Chief Executive of Servair in January 2019, Mr. Frantz has extensive
experience in the airline industry. Prior to this role he was Corporate Secretary and member of the Executive Committee at Servair. He joined Servair from Air France in 2013 as Director of Strategy and held several leadership positions before being appointed Head of Organization and Communication for Ground
Operations. Mr. Frantz holds an MS from the École Polytechnique and an
MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.
Angela Petzold Theiler
Chief Legal Officer
Dr. Jeanette Hron
Chief People Officer
a position she previously held for Europe & Middle East at Compass Group.
She brings to her work in the catering industry two decades of executive
leadership experience in several other sectors at market-leading companies
such as Munich RE, Novartis / Sandoz and Danone. Dr. Hron serves as an
ambassador for diversity, equity and inclusion within the company and
champions gategroup’s values of excellence, responsibility, passion and
respect. Following completion of her studies in Psychology in Switzerland,
she earned a PhD in Organizational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Career moves have given Dr. Hron the opportunity to live and work in Germany, France and Switzerland.
President Food Solutions
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining gategroup, he served at the WFS-SATS Group where he was Head of Operations and Transformation, responsible for spearheading new operational excellence initiatives across the business to drive a culture of teamwork, engagement and empowerment that encouraged employees to contribute their best ideas and work collaboratively towards common goals.
Over the past 20 years Mr. Burnier has held senior leadership roles in Quality & Supply Chain and General Management. He holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the National Conservatoire of Arts et Métiers of Paris and is certified in Production and Inventory Management by the Association for Supply Chain Management.