Bernhard Brauneder, General Manager of Amadeus Austria Marketing GmbH, is responsible for the business of Amadeus Austria since October 1, 2014. Since January 2016, he is also Regional Manager Southern Europe of Amadeus IT Group. The sales specialist worked more than 20 years in the Lufthansa Group and held several international management positions. Among other things, he worked as Director of Piemonte, Valle d’Aosta, Liguria in Italy, as Director Austria in Vienna and as Director of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Recently, since early 2011 as Director North Rhine-Westphalia, he held the profit responsibility for the operational management of the sales in Germany’s most populous state with a turnover of around 500 million euros. Bernhard Brauneder, born in Austria, studied Economics and Business Administration at the Vienna University and has an academic degree in polling and market research.