Hanover, 19 April 2023

Florian Lenser appointed as new Group Director Legal, Compliance & Board Office of TUI Group

  • As TUI's General Counsel, Florian Lenser will assume Group-wide responsibility for Legal, Compliance and the Board Office. 
  • Dr. Nina Scherf has decided to pursue new opportunities outside of TUI 

Florian Lenser will become TUI Group's new Group Director Legal, Compliance and Board Office as of 1 June, assuming responsibility for the Group's Legal and Compliance divisions as well as the Board Office. He succeeds Dr Nina Scherf. Nina Scherf would like to pursue new opportunities and has decided to leave the Group. She joined TUI in April 2022 as Group Director Legal, Compliance & Board Office and Member of the Group Executive Committee. 

Florian Lenser has been Director Board Office of TUI Group since 2018. During this time, he has been closely involved in the change at the top of the Supervisory Board from Prof. Klaus Mangold to Dr Dieter Zetsche and the handover of the chairmanship of the Executive Board from Fritz Joussen to Sebastian Ebel. As Director Board Office, he is already closely involved in all strategic and operational topics of the Supervisory Board, Executive Board and Group Executive Committee. Before joining TUI in 2017, Florian Lenser was responsible for legal affairs at the solar company Conergy. In 2006, he had completed his law studies at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, where he passed the second state examination.

Sybille Reiß, Chief People Officer and Labour Director of TUI Group: "With Florian Lenser we have an excellent and experienced successor for Nina Scherf from our own ranks. He knows the company and the sector very well and has worked closely with Nina Scherf. Together with the entire Group Executive Committee, I am delighted to continue the close cooperation with Florian Lenser in his extended responsibility. Nina Scherf has successfully accompanied TUI during a short but very intensive and important period for the company. We would like to thank her very much for the good cooperation and wish her all the best for her next steps.” 

About TUI Group

The TUI Group is one of the world's leading tourism groups and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. TUI shares are listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, in the regulated market of the Lower Saxony Stock Exchange in Hanover and in the FTSE 250, an index of the London Stock Exchange. TUI Group offers its 19 million customers integrated services from a single source and forms the entire tourism value chain under one roof. The Group owns over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 16 cruise ships, ranging from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 in the luxury class and expedition ships in the HANSEATIC class to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and cruise ships operated by Marella Cruises in the UK. The Group also includes Europe's leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms, for example for hotel-only or flight-only offers, five airlines with more than 130 modern medium- and long-haul aircraft and around 1,200 travel agencies. In addition to expanding its core business with hotels and cruises via successful joint ventures and activities in vacation destinations, TUI is increasingly focusing on the expansion of digital platforms. The Group is transforming itself into a global tourism platform company.

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