Peakwork: Jens Bischof now in supervisory board
Dusseldorf, 19 July 2017 - Jens Bischof is new member of the supervisory board of Peakwork AG. As the current CEO of SunExpress and previously as a Lufthansa manager many years, he brings comprehensive knowledge from the airline and tourism industry.
Through the end of 2016, Jens Bischof was the Executive Vice President of Deutsche Lufthansa, responsible for the worldwide sales of all Lufthansa Group airlines. Prior to this, he was a member of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. Bischof moved to New York in 2006 as Vice President, The Americas, from where he headed Lufthansa’s sales organization and airline operations in North and Latin America for five years. Jens Bischof began his Lufthansa career at Lufthansa Cargo in 1990.
Ralf Usbeck, CEO of Peakwork, explains: "We are delighted that we have been able to win Jens Bischof for Peakwork. He has known Peakwork and our business for many years and can advise us extremely well in furthering our international growth." Jens Bishof confirms: "Peakwork's business model is successfully established in the market and is growing dynamically. I look forward to actively supporting the global expansion."
Peakwork AG, founded in 2009, is the software specialist for the travel industry. With its unique Player Hub Technology®, Peakwork has created a leisure travel network that brings together global supply and demand of travel products.
Leading international tour operators and service providers rely on the Peakwork solutions for dynamic packaging with connectivity to worldwide hotel and flight providers. The flexible and internationally scalable travel distribution solutions are designed to cope with large traffic demands and benefit from the connection to global metasearch partners. Strategic alliances with leading companies like Google and IBM result in pioneering solutions for dynamic travel production, sales and yield management.
The Player Hub Technology is successfully used in 29 markets around the world. Peakwork employs more than 200 people at seven locations in Germany, the UK, Majorca, USA and Singapore.