CASSIDIAN announces the appointment of Thomas Koehler to the role of CEO of the CyberSecurity entity in Germany

New CEO of the CyberSecurity entity in Germany and Chief Strategy Officer of CyberSecurity

03 July 2012

CASSIDIAN announces the appointment of Thomas Koehler to the role of CEO of the CyberSecurity entity in Germany (c) Cassidian CASSIDIAN announces the appointment of Thomas Koehler to the role of CEO of the CyberSecurity entity in Germany (c) Cassidian

Cassidian announces the appointment of Thomas Koehler (44) to the role of CEO of the CyberSecurity entity in Germany and Chief Strategy Officer of CyberSecurity. He will be reporting to Hervé Guillou, CEO of Cassidian CyberSecurity.

Thomas Koehler has more than a 17 years of experience in growing industry-leading technology companies. He served as Country Manager at SafeNet Inc. and VeriSign for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. At Microsoft Germany, he served as the Director of Information Security Strategy and Communication. Before joining the Cassidian CyberSecurity leadership team he was the German Head of Public Sector at RSA, The Security Division of EMC2.

Recognized as an authority on Security Awareness, Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Information Security, he speaks regularly at security conferences and expert panels. Hervé Guillou, CEO of Cassidian CyberSecurity commented: “Germany is of utmost strategic importance for us. We intend to invest in Germany significantly in order to strengthen our leading position. We are delighted to have attracted Mr. Koehler to the Cassidian CyberSecurity Leadership team. Mr Koehler has extensive strategy experience and proven success in developing and managing complex organizations, specifically in providing innovative security solutions focused on business mission-critical security programmes for the Defence, Public and Private Sector.”

About CASSIDIAN (www.cassidian.com)

Cassidian, an EADS company, is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing Lead Systems Integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe: air systems (aircraft and unmanned aerial systems), land, naval and joint systems, intelligence and surveillance, cyber security, secure communications, test systems, missiles, services and support solutions. In 2011, Cassidian – with around 28,000 employees – achieved revenues of € 5.8 billion. 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 more than 133,000.

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