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News archive 2013


A320neo becomes reality: Premium AEROTEC delivers first fuselage sections

The aeronautics supplier Premium AEROTEC has delivered its fuselage sections for the first A320neo: the majority of the rear section is now being constructed at Airbus for the first test flight aircraft (MSN 6101). This comprises the complete rear fuselage, a fuselage shell package for two sections and the keel beam.


Christoph Hoppe new CEO of Premium AEROTEC

Dr Christoph Hoppe (50) took the helm of aeronautics supplier Premium AEROTEC. The company announced this development already in July. As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) he is responsible for the strategic and operational goals of Premium AEROTEC.


Christoph Hoppe to become CEO of Premium AEROTEC

The aeronautics supplier Premium AEROTEC is concluding the renewal of its management: Dr Christoph Hoppe (50) is to become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will assume his new role in the course of September and will, in future, be responsible for the strategic and operational goals of Europe’s largest supplier of aerostructures.


Lars Kästle new CFO at Premium AEROTEC

Pressing ahead with the renewal of its management team, aerostructures supplier Premium AEROTEC has appointed Lars Kästle (40) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO, including sourcing and IT). He takes on his new role with immediate effect. With this move, the company has made good on its announcement at the end of May that it would be making a change at the top of its Finance department.


Premium AEROTEC extends restructuring of the company

The aeronautics supplier Premium AEROTEC is intensifying its company-wide restructuring to give a rapid and lasting boost to the company's operational and economic performance. Against this background, President and CEO Kai Horten, CFO Dr. Helmut Kretschmer and Head of Human Resources Dr. Wolfram Sauer have decided to clear the way for a new management. While Horten and Sauer are leaving Premium AEROTEC with immediate effect, Kretschmer remains in charge until the end of June 2013.


A foundation for the future of aviation: Premium AEROTEC opens new engineering center

The aeronautics supplier Premium AEROTEC has opened its new engineering center in Augsburg. More than 300 development engineers will work on the future of aeronautics technology over a total floor area of around 4,300 square metres. The focus of development will lie on lightweight construction and the use of new materials to make future aircraft lighter, safer and more eco-friendly.


Premium AEROTEC is once again top employer

After successfully being certified as a top employer for engineers last year, Premium AEROTEC has now won an additional award: the company has been certified as ‘Top German Employer’ across all occupational groups, thereby confirming once again the excellent working and career conditions for employees.