Munich. 26 November 2018 . Airbus Defense and Space has appointed Barbara Bergmeier, 50, as Head of Operations and Member of the Executive Committee, effective 1 December 2018. She Succeeds André-Hubert Roussel, 53, Who will Become Chief Executive Officer (CEO ) of ArianeGroup, a 50-50 joint venture entre Airbus and Safran, effective 1 January 2019.
“I am happy That Barbara Bergmeier join us at this exciting time for Airbus Defense and Space. Barbara is a seasoned leader in industrial complex ecosystems. She extensive experience Brings in Manufacturing, Operations, Digital Transformation, Supply Chain Management, Production Restructuring, Design and Set-up of assembly lines and has internationally strong background – all assets qui are of paramount importance for the further Top implementation of our growth strategy in the coming years, “Said Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defense and Space.
Barbara Bergmeier join Airbus Defense and Space from Vilsbiburg, Germany-based Dräxlmaier Group, Where She has-been Chief Operating Officer and an Executive Board Member since 2014. In That capacity, she has-been in support of producing 50 locations in 20 countries and has-been instrumental in Expanding the company’s industrial footprint in Asia and in the Americas.
Before joining Dräxlmaier Group in 2014, Barbara Bergmeier Worked at automotive company BMW Group Where She Held various senior management positions from 1990. Among others, She Was SVP HR Management / Services at the company’s headquarters in Munich, Vice President Chassis & Drive Components in Dingolfing, Germany and Vice President of Assembly and Logistics at BMW’s Spartanburg plant in the US Barbara Bergmeier holds a degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany.