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November 3rd, 2015

Moving On Up... OHB SE Names New Member Of The Company's Management Board


[Satnews] The Supervisory Board of OHB SE has appointed Mr. Klaus Hofmann to the Management Board of OHB SE effective November 1, 2015.


New Member of the OHB SE Management Board, Klaus Hofmann.

Consequently, the OHB Group’s Management Board now has four members, the Chief Executive Officer Marco Fuchs as well as Ulrich Schulz, Dr. Fritz Merkle and Klaus Hofmann. Hofmann will be responsible for human resources for the entire OHB Group.

“With his outstanding knowledge of the aerospace industry and many years of executive experience in human resources, Klaus Hofmann is a true enrichment for our Management Board,” said Marco Fuchs, describing his new colleague.

Klaus Hofmann studied management at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, after which he spent four years as a research assistant at the Institute of Human Resources and Organization Research at the University of the Armed Forces in Neubiberg. During this period, he completed a two year research tenure as assistant professor at the University of Houston in Texas. Between 1992 and 2011, Hofmann held various management positions in human resources with the EADS Group. Most recently, he was chief human resources executive at Astrium N.V. and managing director of Astrium GmbH for 10 years.

Prior to joining OHB SE, he was senior vice president at Wacker Chemie AG, where he held group-wide responsibility for human resources and staff welfare matters.