Casolini appointed as Eurofighter CEO
The Shareholder representatives of the Eurofighter consortium appointed with effect from 1 May 2009 Bernhard Gerwert as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Enzo Casolini as the new CEO of Eurofighter GmbH.
Mr. Casolini takes over from Aloysius Rauen, who left the company on 30 April to take a new job as chief ececutive of the Demag cranes company. Born in 1945 , Mr. Casolini began his career as an officer in the Italian Air Force. In 1978, he joined NAMMA (NATO MRCA Management Agency) in Munich, and was responsible for aircraft equipment qualification.
Mr Casolini left the Italian Air Force in 1987 and in 1989 joined Aeritalia (later Alenia Aeronautica), where he was assigned to the company’s National Marketing and Sales Division. In 2002, he was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Commercial for Military Air Systems, the position from which he now joins Eurofighter.