The Chairman of the Board of Air Berlin, Stefan Pichler, gets even after his retirement at the end of January to continue his salary. As the “Bild am Sonntag” learned from business circles, continues to pay the ailing Airline Pichler a year Vorstandssalär of a total of approximately 1.2 million euros.
According to information the newspaper has, Pichler a permanent contract with a notice period of one year. Since Air Berlin wanted to separate now from him, receives Pichler his salary until the end of January 2018, without the need for the group to be active. His successor is 1. February 2017, the Lufthansa Manager Thomas Winkelmann.
Air Berlin already for a long time big losses. Financial injections of the Arab large shareholder Etihad stopped the operation, but on the Run. In recent times, the company is trying to push its costs through the lending of aircraft.
Pichler was the first since February 2015 Air-Berlin-Chef. The airline had in the past few years, changing Chairman.