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Airbus announces new appointments

Posted 22 November 2018 · Add Comment

Airbus has selected Dominik Asam as future chief financial officer, and Michael Schollhorn as chief operating officer.

 

Asam will succeed Harald Wilhelm, 52, as chief financial officer (CFO) in April 2019.

 

“We are very pleased to have Dominik Asam joining Airbus as CFO. Dominik is one of the most highly rated CFOs of the German DAX30. He has an outstanding professional background and he will, no doubt, be a great wingman for Guillaume Faury, who will succeed me at the helm of Airbus next spring,” said Tom Enders, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus.

As CFO, Asam will report to future CEO Guillaume Faury and become a Member of the Airbus Executive Committee.

 

Michael Schollhorn has been appointed chief operating officer (COO) for Airbus Commercial Aircraft, effective 1 February 2019.

 

Schöllhorn, currently COO for BSH Home Appliances in Munich, will succeed Tom Williams who retires 31 December 2018 after 50 successful years in the aerospace industry.

 

“Michael brings a vast amount of expertise in digitalisation, end-to-end process optimisation, manufacturing, quality and supply chain management – key assets to transition our company to the next levels of production efficiency,” said Guillaume Faury, President Airbus Commercial Aircraft. “Michael’s leadership will be crucial for the future success of Airbus. I am thrilled to welcome him to the team and thank the Board of Directors for their support in this selection process.”

 

Michael Schollhorn will report to Guillaume Faury who will succeed Tom Enders as Airbus CEO following the shareholders Annual General Meeting on 10 April 2019. He will also become a Member of the Airbus Executive Committee.

 

 

 Michael Schollhorn appointed new chief operating officer.

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