Oliver Blume was previously responsible for its production and logistics.
Compulsory medical checks required for selected crane operators.
Employees want to share more about their career goals, a survey has shown.
Around 200 employees will be offered competitive retrenchment packages.
This is on top of its original plan to cut 2,900 jobs although it denied new figures.
The airline employees caused a strike after hearing its decision to reduce headcounts.