Alliance Appoints Mark Schwab

THE CHIEF Executive Board of the Star Alliance airline grouping has appointed Mark Schwab as its new Chief Executive based in Frankfurt, Germany.  He comes from Star Alliance member United, where he was responsible for the company’s alliances as Senior Vice President Alliances.  In this capacity he also served as a member of Star Alliance’s Management Board.  He succeeds Jana Albrecht, who was appointed as CEO of Austrian Airlines on November 1, 2011.  (Photo Star Alliance)