Management Board

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Executive Board

The Executive Board of Fraport AG manages Frankfurt Airport's strategic and operative business and is also responsible for Fraport's national and international subsidiaries.


Dr. Stefan Schulte is Chairman of the Executive Board of Fraport AG. He is the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Fraport Group, which features the business segment External Activities & Services.

Organizational units reporting directly to him include: "Global Investments and Management", "Airport Expansion South", "Corporate Development, Environment and Sustainability" and "Corporate Communications".

Dr. Schulte has served on the Fraport board since 2003. As executive board member for finance (chief financial officer) he was initially responsible for controlling and finance, IT services, and acquisitions and investments. In April 2007, Dr. Schulte was appointed vice-chairman of Fraport's executive board, responsible for the organizational units Traffic and Terminal Management, Airport Expansion; Security, Real Estate and Facility Management; as well as Legal Affairs. Dr. Schulte has been chairman of the executive board since September 2009.

From 2001 to 2003 Dr. Schulte served as director labor relations and chief financial officer on the executive board of Cologne-based Deutz AG, where he was responsible for finance and human resources. A banker by training, Dr. Schulte studied for a doctorate degree and earned his "Dr. rer. pol" from the University of Cologne in 1991. He began his professional career at Deutsche Bank's group development department. From 1996 to 2000 Dr. Schulte initially worked for Mannesmann Arcor in Eschborn near Frankfurt in the position of divisional director. Later he served as a board member for finance (chief financial officer) at Infostrada S.p.A., the Mannesmann/Vodafone group's Italian fixed-network subsidiary based in Milan.

Dr. Schulte is the chair of the audit committee of Airports Council International/ACI World, the global federation of airport operators, as well as a member of the board of ACI Europe, the European trade body for airports. From June 1, 2016, Dr. Stefan Schulte took up the honorary position of President of the German Aviation Association (BDL). He is also a member of the supervisory board of Deutsche Post AG and holds various offices with foundations and associations in the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region and beyond.

Stefan Schulte was born in Wuppertal on April 9, 1960. He is married and has two children.

Organization & Organizational Structure

Fraport AG’s organizational structure features five strategic business units, as well as four service units and ten central units. This organizational structure ensures optimum customer orientation and a high level of flexibility. These are factors indispensable for operating successfully in the global air transport market.

Our strategic business units are self-contained specialized units that allow our customers one-stop shopping for products, services and know-how.

The service units carry out interdepartmental service and support functions for the individual business divisions. The central units are in charge of intradepartmental central tasks within the company.