Tamur Goudarzi Pour is the Vice President Airline Sales, The Americas, Lufthansa Group. Based at the company's U.S. headquarters in East Meadow, New York, Goudarzi Pour is responsible for the Group's passenger airline organization in North and South America, spearheading sales and marketing. He is also instrumental in managing the commercial cooperation that the Lufthansa Group passenger airlines have with United Airlines and Air Canada under the transatlantic Joint Venture agreement. Goudarzi Pour holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in the UK. After being drafted for the fast-track trainee programme of Lufthansa in 1998, he had stints at Lufthansa's political representations in Brussels and Berlin and gained management know-how at the airline's headquarters in Frankfurt. In January 2001, he started as a Senior Manager at Lufthansa's Area Management Middle East, Africa and Southeast Europe, then based in Dubai. He was mainly concerned with all strategic and sales promotions issues as well as alliances and co-operations. In January 2003, Goudarzi Pour was promoted to Lufthansa's General Manager in Iran and from January 2007 till November 2010, Director for Central Europe located in Budapest, covering 15 countries of the Central and Eastern European region. In his last assignment before returning to Dubai, Goudarzi Pour was based in Munich at Lufthansa's second hub. Serving as Director Network Planning his responsibilities included aligning over 120 aircraft at Hub Munich used in European and Intercontinental traffic for more than 20 million guests. In addition, in 2012 he became the liaison officer of the Hub Munich for the restructuring Program SCORE, which aims to improve the profitability of the LH Group.