Dr. Michael Kerkloh President & Chief Executive Officer, Flughafen München GmbH

Dr. Kerkloh will be speaking during the plenary session "Taking the end-to-end view: Airports."

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Munich Airport is one of the most successful Airports in Europe. Bavaria’s gateway to the world has now become Europe’s first five-star airport.

The airport is run by Flughafen Munchen GmbH (FMG). Since September 2002 the management team has been led by Dr. Michael Kerkloh. He is FMG’s President and CEO.

The 61-year-old Kerkloh embodies a new leadership generation in the German aviation industry.

Kerkloh completed a degree in economics in 1979 at the University of Frankfurt, where he also completed a doctorate in political science. He began his career in the aviation industry at Frankfurt Airport. Afterwards he became one of two Managing Directors at Hamburg Airport in 1995.

Alongside the presidency of ADV, Dr. Kerkloh is a member of the governing bodies of a number of important industry organizations. In June 2013 he was elected for a three-year term to the board of Airport Council International (ACI), the European umbrella organization for international airports.

He has been a member of the Governing Board of ACI World, the global airport association, since 2009.  In 2011 Kerkloh was appointed to the executive committee of BDL, the German Aviation Industry Association.