As of December 1, 2021, Wolfgang Jani will join the management team of AIDA Cruises as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He succeeds Dr. Ali Arnaout, who will take up a professorship at Wismar University of Applied Sciences.
Wolfgang Jani will be responsible for Finance and Taxes, Controlling, Legal and IT at AIDA Cruises and reports to Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises.
“I am delighted that we have been able to attract a proven financial expert for AIDA Cruises. With his international experience, Wolfgang Jani will make an important contribution to the further development of AIDA,” said AIDA President Felix Eichhorn. “We thank Dr. Arnaout for his dedicated and successful work and wish him every success in his future task.”
After studying business administration at the University of Vienna, the native Austrian started his career at the Schindler Group, where he held various international positions, including CFO of Schindler Elevator Corporation in the USA and Managing Director of Schindler Germany. In April 2018, he moved to Lufthansa Group as CFO for Austrian Airlines.