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Christophe Mostert

Managing Partner

Frankfurt, Germany

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Christophe is a founding and Managing Partner in our Frankfurt office. His experience with M2P Consulting includes extensive work with travel, transport and logistics companies across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia throughout all areas of their business.

Christophe is particularly experienced with the development and realization of digital transformation strategies. His major themes include digitization, big data, automation, analytics, optimization, virtualization, mobility and emerging technologies such as machine learning. The strategic impact of these upgrades has included strengthened safety, security, and efficiency.

Christophe holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Darmstadt, Germany.

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David Ploog

Managing Partner

New York, NY, USA

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David is a founding and Managing Partner in our New York office. His experience with M2P Consulting includes extensive work with transport companies and governments across Europe, the Middle East, and India throughout all areas of their business.

David is particularly experienced with advising companies on strategic and operational questions and challenges related to technology and innovation, with a key focus on the development of new business areas. 

David has more than 20 years of professional experience in international projects with a dedicated focus on law, finance, and consulting of various companies in the fields of travel, transport and logistics.

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Lana Jansen

Partner

Frankfurt, Germany

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Lana is a Partner in our Frankfurt office and leading the Operations Management Practice of M2P. She has deep knowledge and experience in airline and airport operations with a distinct expertise in operations management and process re-engineering. Her projects comprise crew management, ground operations and airport commissioning for a number of significant airlines and airports in Europe, North-America and the Middle East.

Two of her projects were honored with the Best-of-Consulting-Mittelstand Award by WirtschaftsWoche in 2017 and 2018. She is a regular speaker at aviation industry conferences, including AGIFORS Crew Management and AGIFORS Airline Operations.

Lana completed her Bachelors Degree in Aviation Management at IUBH, Bad Honnef, Germany, and holds a Master of International Business from USC, Queensland, Australia. Lana gained cultural competences by spending part of her life overseas, including the United States and South-East Asia.

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Dr. Markus Franke

Partner

Frankfurt, Germany

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Dr. Markus Franke is a Partner with M2P based in our Frankfurt office. Besides aviation, he has a decent track record in transport, logistics, and rail traffic. He has led numerous international projects with a focus on Europe, the Middle East, and North / Central America.

In his projects for airlines, airports, authorities, and investors, Markus designed and implemented new business models, realigned airline networks, improved the performance of hub airports, identified new air cargo business opportunities, redesigned commercial airline processes, or supported the capacity expansion planning of an airport. For railways, he redesigned the organizational structure of business units, identified success factors for a cargo / logistics subsidiary, conducted a strategic due diligence process for inorganic growth, or screened the recovery performance in case of operational disruptions.

Markus holds diploma in aerospace engineering and in economic sciences from the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH), Germany, and was awarded a doctorate in Engineering. 

Laddie Irion

Partner

Tampa, FL, USA

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Laddie is a Partner with M2P Consulting where he provides strategic management and technical consulting to airports, airlines and transportation agencies. He is based in Tampa, Florida.    

He has over 35 years of experience providing consulting services to the FAA, airlines and a wide variety of airports in the U.S. and abroad. His career focus has been on the implementation of large-scale airport development programs, with a specialization in the strategic integration of planning, environmental and design phases toward successful program implementation. His experience working with the FAA included training, research and policy support contracts, airspace studies and NEPA studies. Laddie has also been highly engaged in advisor, leadership and board level positions in key industry associations and organizations including Airports Council International, American Association of Airport Executives and the Airport Consultant’s Council.  He has held Senior Vice President and Vice President positions as the aviation sector leader at three major U.S. consulting firms: URS Corporation, HNTB Corporation, and Parsons Corporation.

Laddie is a graduate of the University of South Florida (Tampa) with a BA in Biology and supplemental studies in Environmental Engineering, Computer Science and Simulation Modeling.  

Mark Tedone

Partner

Fort Worth, TX, USA

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Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Mark is a Partner at M2P Consulting where he provides strategic business and analytical consulting to airlines and related transportation firms. He has held executive roles in the airline industry for over thirty years and has deep industry experience across all areas of airline planning and operations. Mark has the proven ability to overlay new concepts and methods onto existing operational and organizational structures. Providing thought leadership, analytic guidance, strategic planning, digital transformation, and business/technology alignment, he has successfully guided many of the world’s global airlines through periods of both growth and uncertainty. 

Mark’s experience extends to all facets of airline planning and operations including solutions for customer engagement, operations recovery, revenue management, crew management, flight planning, reservations and distribution, loyalty, aircraft MRO, materials management, cargo, and labor relations. In addition, Mark publishes relevant industry articles and speaks at airline events.  

Mark holds an M.S. degree in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.S. in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He is a former AGIFORS Council Member and holds a PMP certification. 

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Frank Morbitzer

Senior Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

Frank is a Senior Manager in our Frankfurt office and has been with M2P since 2012. He leads our firm’s operations control as well as our products and tools software engineering teams. His experience with M2P includes project management and active development in the area of operations control software and disruption recovery tools at a huge European Airline. Furthermore he is executing custom developments for analysis and workforce planning.

Frank is particularly interested in software development with a focus on agile software product creation and pairs that interest with a strong “Getting Things Done” mindset.

Before M2P, Frank worked for the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics as a research engineer. Frank has several years of experience as freelancing software engineer and start-up entrepreneur. He holds a degree in Computer Science from Technical University in Darmstadt, Germany.

Dominik Villaret

Senior Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

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Dominik is a Senior Manager based in our Frankfurt office. He is a very experienced project manager in classic, agile and hybrid project environments. Dominik has 20 years of extensive management consulting experience in the Travel, Transport & Logistics Industries across Europe, North America, Mid-East, South Asia and East Asia, especially in the air cargo and rail industries.

His specialization is the strategic definition, development and implementation of processes and IT-solutions to improve the customer and employee experience of transportation companies. He has a strong track record of identifying process improvement potentials and of successfully managing complex projects aiming at the digitalization of business processes, including systematic change management. One of his projects has been awarded the Best-of-Consulting-Award by Wirtschaftswoche in 2019.

Dominik earned a graduate degree in Transportation Engineering and Management after completing his studies at Berlin Technical University and Sophia University Tokyo.

Marina Lützenberger

Senior Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

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Marina is a Senior Manager at M2P’s Frankfurt office and has been with M2P since 2014. Her experience includes extensive work with Airlines, Airports and Rail companies worldwide in different operational and strategic departments. Marina is particularly experienced in supporting customers on operations, resource management, collective bargaining, business process optimization as well as strategic and organizational matters. 

She has a strong track record of identifying levers based on analytical assessments and implementation of improvement measures.

Marina holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering with focus on Traffic Management and Aviation.

Arthur Ozimek

Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

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Arthur is a Manager in our Frankfurt office. Arthur is particularly experienced with the realization of digital transformation. He has extensive experience as a project manager, professional application architect and requirement engineer in developing complex business software systems for well-known large companies in numerous agile and classic projects. His current specialist focus is on ground and flight operations processes.

Prior to joining M2P, Arthur worked at Capgemini in Germany and Poland. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Darmstadt, Germany.

Franziska Burmester

Senior Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

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Franziska is a Senior Manager at M2P’s Frankfurt office and has been with M2P since 2014. Her experience with M2P includes extensive work with Airlines, Airports and Rail Operators across the globe.

Franziska is particularly experienced in working with companies on workforce planning, business process reengineering, IT procurement and digitalization. Franziska’s strength is primarily on implementation projects with focus on different operational business units, such as Crew Management, Ground Ops, MRO as well as Control Centers. Furthermore, she has extensively worked with staff representatives and unions to develop new staffing concepts requiring a high proportion of Change Management.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with focus on Tourism & the Aviation Industry and previously worked in the Travel industry for a European Tour operator in the finance team as well as different operational departments.

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Holger Wieck

Manager

Frankfurt, Germany

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Holger is a Manager with M2P, based in Berlin. He has gained more than 15 years experience as a senior manager in some of the leading aviation companies in Europe. Previous roles include Nominated Person for Ground Operations for a fast-growing low cost carrier and responsibility for complex contract negotiations for a market-leading low cost carrier. 

In his projects for airports and airlines he has delivered process improvements via digitalization solutions addressing more efficient operations and improved customer proposition. On top of his vast international and intercultural experience, he combines strategic understanding and extensive negotiation experience with deep expertise in aviation regulation and front-line operations management experience.

Holger holds a Master of Science in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University, UK as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Business from the Open University, London and Berufsakademie Mannheim, Germany.