Günter Butschek appointed new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Premium AEROTEC

Günter Butschek (50) has been appointed the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of
Premium AEROTEC. Butschek is Executive Vice President Operations at Airbus, Chairman of the Board of Management of Airbus in Germany and also a member of the Airbus Executive Committee. He is taking over the position at the helm of
Premium AEROTECs highest controlling body from Dr. Gerald Weber, who vacated the office following his departure from Airbus.

“Premium AEROTEC has enjoyed an excellent start over the last two years. Individual plants have been integrated to create a company that is now involved in all major future aviation programmes within Europe and beyond. In particular, this recent appointment of Airbus’ Executive Vice President Operations as Chairman of the Supervisory Board underscores the tremendous importance of Premium AEROTEC for Airbus. On a personal level, it is a pleasure for me to be able to assume this role and support Premium AEROTEC as it ventures towards a successful future. The fact that we are able to build on a solid foundation is also thanks to the work of my predecessor, Dr. Gerald Weber. I should like to take this opportunity to extend my thanks for this achievement and for his high level of commitment to the company,” commented Günter Butschek, new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Premium AEROTEC.
Premium AEROTEC GmbH has more than 6,000 employees and generated revenues of about 1.3 billion euros in 2010. Its core business is the development and manufacturing of metal and carbon composite aerostructures and the associated equipment and production systems. The company has production plants in Augsburg, Bremen, Nordenham and Varel in Germany, and in Ghimbav, Braşov County, Romania.