Press Release

MT Aerospace AG expands Management Board

Bernd Beschorner appointed Chief Operations Officer

Augsburg, September 1, 2021. The Supervisory Board of Augsburg-based MT Aerospace AG, a member of the listed high-technology group OHB SE, has appointed Bernd Beschorner to the Management Board with effect from 01.09.2021. Within the Management Board of MT Aerospace AG, Mr Beschorner will be responsible for the Engineering and Operations divisions, which include the company's various development and production divisions as well as Quality Management. In the past, Mr Beschorner has held various positions in the aviation industry as a member of the management of various companies.


"With Bernd Beschorner, we are complementing the Management Board of MT Aerospace AG in an ideal way and at the right time," explains Hans Steininger, CEO of MT Aerospace AG. "The company is currently undergoing a far-reaching transformation phase. Mr Beschorner will make a substantial contribution to the further development of MT Aerospace AG by, on the one hand, putting the structures and organisation of our existing business to the test and, on the other hand, establishing forward-looking structures in our new business segments. I wish him all the best and much success in this endeavour."
Ulrich Scheib has been a member of the MT Aerospace AG Executive Board since April 2020. As Chief Programme Officer, he is responsible for programme management, sales, the Kourou activities and all topics for future growth. "After ArianeGroup, we are the largest supplier in the European launcher programme Ariane and a recognised supplier in various international aerospace programmes. We also intend to establish ourselves as a service provider in the field of additive manufacturing (3D printing) as well as in the hydrogen segment. Mr Beschorner's expertise and wealth of experience can and will give us additional impetus," says Ulrich Scheib.

About MT Aerospace AG
MT Aerospace AG is an aerospace company with around 600 employees at its sites in Augsburg, Cagliari (Italy), Santiago de Chile and Kourou, French Guiana. MT Aerospace develops and produces key components for the European launcher Ariane, the Airbus aircraft fleet, spacecraft and satellites. MT Aerospace is a technology leader in lightweight structures using metal and composite materials. With an order volume of ten percent, MT Aerospace is the largest supplier for the Ariane program outside France.

The Management Board of MT Aerospace AG: Ulrich Scheib (Chief Programme Officer), Hans Steininger (CEO) und Bernd Beschorner (Chief Operations Officer). (from left to right)
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