Hanover, 14 September 2018

Birgit Conix TUI CFO from 1 October – Horst Baier to hand over from the start of the new financial year

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

The TUI Group is the world's leading tourism group and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. The TUI share is listed on the FTSE 250, the leading index of the London Stock Exchange, and on the Regulated Unofficial Market in Germany.

The TUI Group offers integrated services from a single source for its 28 million customers, 21 million of whom are in the European national companies. The entire tourism value chain is represented under one roof. This includes over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 15 cruise ships, from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 in the luxury class and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and cruise ships at Marella Cruises in England. The Group also includes Europe's leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms, five airlines with more than 100 modern medium and long-haul aircraft and over 1,000 travel agencies. Besides the expansion of its core business with hotels, cruises via successful joint ventures and activities in holiday destinations, TUI is increasingly focusing on the expansion of digital platforms. The Group is transforming itself into a digital company.

Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social action is at the core of our corporate culture. With projects in 25 countries, the TUI Care Foundation initiated by TUI focuses on the positive effects of tourism, education and training and the strengthening of environmental and social standards. It thus supports the development of holiday destinations. The globally active TUI Care Foundation initiates projects that create new opportunities for the next generation.