Thomas Gottschild takes over the role of Managing Director of MBDA Deutschland GmbH and Executive Group Director Improvement. He will also be a member of the MBDA Executive Committee. The appointment is effective immediately.
Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA said: "I am extremely pleased to welcome Thomas Gottschild within MBDA. Thomas joins MBDA from Airbus Defence and Space, where he has held a number of leadership positions in a variety of domains, including engineering, programmes, commercial, business development, strategy, and most recently as Corporate Secretary. I'm sure that Thomas will be an asset for MBDA and decisively contribute to the success of the Company".
"I am looking forward to this new task. I have followed the development of MBDA Deutschland with great interest. MBDA Deutschland has an outstanding team of employees with huge and long standing experience. It is my main task as Managing Director to boost the implementation of TLVS/MEADS and to meet the challenges ahead together with the MBDA-Team", said Thomas Gottschild, Managing Director of MBDA Deutschland.