CEO Magenta Telekom, Pilot
Andreas Bierwirth, born 1971, is CEO of Magenta Telekom, a leading Mobile and Internet Provider in Austria with 2400 employees. He has always been fascinated with flying and holds a Commercial Pilot License and a valid C525 type rating.
Andreas Bierwirth originally started his career as a banker, and then studied Business Administration at the University of Münster and received his doctorate in Marketing.
He began his management career 2002 with establishing Germanwings as a low-cost airline within the Lufthansa Group. After becoming the head of Lufthansa's Miles & More program, he switched to the Board of Directors of Austrian Airlines in 2008 and later became CEO of T- Mobile Austria, today Magenta Telekom. He is also engaged as a Board Member of Easyjet and Do&Co and part of the European Forum Alpbach Team that drives ideas for an empowered and democratic Europe and brings together young people, scientists, business leaders and politicians.