Felipe Steinmetz Comunión, currently Head of Procurement Airframe & Material in Airbus Military, has been appointed President and CEO of Airbus Military EADS PZL “Warszawa – Okecie” S.A. as of 23rd September 2013, succeeding Javier Díaz Gil, who is taking up a new role as CEO of Alestis, a tier 1 aerospace supplier, based in Spain.
In his new position Mr. Steinmetz will report directly to Miguel Ángel Morell, Head of Operations of Airbus Military, and he will be responsible for the industrial activities of the company, which include production of subassemblies for different Airbus and Airbus Military programmes (A330, C295, and CN235), the development, flight test and production of the turboprop trainer PZL-130 Orlik TC-II, as well as the company’s MRO Service Centre in Warsaw and its Aviation Services Unit in Mielec.
“I would like to thank Javier for his important contribution to Airbus Military, especially for his last position in Poland, where the company has undergone strong growth in recent years”, said Domingo Ureña, CEO of Airbus Military. “Now I look forward to seeing Airbus Military EADS PZL “Warszawa – Okecie” continuing growing under the leadership of Felipe”.
Source: Airbus, an EADS N.V. company (Paris: EAD.PA)
Date: Oct 30, 2013