New Airbus CEO and new Airbus COO appointed

Amsterdam31 May 2012

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.

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