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.
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TUI Group is the world’s number one tourism group operating in around 180 destinations worldwide. The company is domiciled in Germany. The TUI Group’s share is listed in the FTSE 100 index, the leading index of the London Stock Exchange, and in the German open market. In financial year 2018, TUI Group recorded turnover of €18.5bn and an operating result of €1.177bn. The Group employs 70,000 people in more than 100 countries. TUI offers its around 27 million customers, including 21 million in the national organisations in Europe, comprehensive services from a single source. It covers the entire tourism value chain under one roof. This comprises around 330 Group-owned hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU and Robinson as well as 17 cruise ships ranging from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 luxury class vessels to the “Mein Schiff” fleet of TUI Cruises and the vessels of Marella Cruises in the UK. The Group also includes leading international tour operator brands, 1,600 travel agencies in Europe and five European leisure airlines with around 150 modern medium- and long-haul aircraft. Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social activity is a key feature of our corporate culture. TUI Care Foundation was founded in 2015 and supports the positive impacts of tourism, learning and education and strengthening of environmental and social standards. It contributes to the development of holiday destinations. Today, the TUI Care Foundation is active in more than 20 countries worldwide and initiates projects creating opportunities for the next generation.