Following the designation by the new EADS Board of Directors earlier today, the Airbus Shareholder Committee has appointed Fabrice Brégier as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus; he is taking over the position previously held by Tom Enders, now CEO of EADS.
Based on a proposal by Fabrice Brégier, approved by the Board of Directors of EADS, the Airbus Shareholder Committee has also appointed Günter Butschek as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Airbus.
EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2011,
the Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – generated revenues of
€ 49.1 billion and employed a workforce of over 133,000.
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