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Airbus appoints Michael Schöllhorn as chief operating officer

Staff Writer |
Leiden, The Netherlands - Airbus has appointed Michael Schöllhorn as chief operating officer for Airbus commercial aircraft, effective February 1, 2019.

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Mr. Schöllhorn's wealth of diverse manufacturing and production expertise was gained from 1999 at the Bosch Group.

Most notably, between 2012 to 2014 he was Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Quality, additionally heading the Global Business unit for chassis and safety sensors.

Prior to this, Mr. Schöllhorn held several international management positions in the US and Czech Republic.

From 2004 to 2008 he was Vice President of Quality Management and from 2012 to 2014, Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Quality.

In 2015, Mr. Schöllhorn was appointed COO and Member of the Management Board for BSH Home Appliances GmbH (100 percent subsidiary of the Robert Bosch GmbH), one of the world's leading home appliance manufacturers.

Mr. Schöllhorn holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Control Engineering from the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg.

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