Munich Airport is one of the most successful Airports in Europe. Bavaria’s gateway to the world has 2015 become Europe’s first five-star airport. The airport is run by Flughafen München GmbH (FMG). Since September 2002 the management team has been led by Dr. Michael Kerkoh. He is FMG’s president and CEO. The 63-year-old Kerkloh embodies a new leadership generation in the German aviation industry. Kerkloh completed a degree in economics in 1979 at the University of Frankfurt, where he also completed a doctorate in political Science. He began his career in the aviation industry at Frankfurt Airport. Afterwards he became one of two managing directors at Hamburg Airport in 1995. Dr. Michael Kerkloh presided the ADV until the end of 2016 and is a member of the governing bodies of a number of important industry organizations. At June 2013 he was elected for a three-year term to the board of Airport Council international ACI), the European umbrella organization for international airports. And, in June 2015 Dr. Kerkloh became Vice President of the ACI. In 2011 Kerkloh was appointed to the executive Committee of BDL, the German Aviation industry Association.