The Supervisory Board of TUI AG chaired by Professor Dr Klaus Mangold has decided that Birgit Conix (52) will take over as TUI Group’s CFO from 1 October 2018. As announced last spring, Birgit Conix will succeed CFO Horst Baier (61), who will be handing over when his current service contract expires after 22 years with the organisation and almost 11 years as Executive Board Member at TUI. According to the resolution adopted by the Supervisory Board, the CFO transition will take place as at the start of financial year 2019. Birgit Conix has been a member of TUI Group’s Executive Board since mid-July 2018. She joined TUI from her previous role as CFO at the Belgian Telenet Group.
About TUI Group
TUI Group is the world’s leading integrated tourism group operating in more than 100 destinations worldwide. The company is headquartered in Germany. The TUI Group’s share is listed in the FTSE 250 index and in the German open market.
In financial year 2019, TUI Group recorded turnover of around €19bn and an operating result of €893m. The Group employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. TUI offers its 28 million customers, including 21 million customers in European national companies, integrated services from a single source. It covers the entire tourism value chain under one roof. This comprises more than 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson as well as 18 cruise ships ranging from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 luxury class vessels and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and the vessels of Marella Cruises in the UK. The Group also includes leading European tour operator brands, five airlines with 150 modern medium- and long-haul aircraft and 1,600 travel agencies. Apart from the expansion of its core business with hotels, cruises and destination activities, TUI is increasingly investing in digital platforms. The Group is transforming as a digital company.
Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social activity is a key feature of our corporate culture. TUI Care Foundation, initiated by TUI, promotes the positive effects of tourism, education and training as well as environmental and social standards with projects in 25 countries. It thus contributes to the development of the holiday destinations. TUI Care Foundation, operating around the world, initiates projects creating new opportunities for the next generation.