Clemens Linden appointed new managing director of Eurojet
The Shareholders' representatives of the Eurojet consortium appointed Clemens Linden, 58, as Managing Director of EUROJET Turbo GmbH with effect from 1 December.
He succeeds Hartmut J. Tenter, 63, who has led Eurojet since March 2001 and took over the position as Managing Director of Turbo-Union Ltd on November 1.
Clemens Linden, who holds a master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Technische Hochschule in Aachen, began his professional career as a system engineer in the product support area of MTU Aero Engines in 1979, followed by various senior management functions in MTU.
His next step was to set up and lead, as President and CEO, MTU's U.S. affiliate MTU Aero Engines Design in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. In 2002, he became Managing Director of MTU Turbomecca Rolls-Royce GmbH (MTR) and MTU Turbomeca Rolls-Royce ITP GmbH (MTRI), being responsible for the MTR390 and MTR390E engines powering the German-French-Spanish Tiger combat helicopter.
In July 2009, Clemens Linden was appointed General Manager of Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Service Centre Europe GmbH, a 50-50 joint venture of MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg and the North American engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada. The Ludwigsfelde-based company provides aftermarket service support for the engine families of Pratt & Whitney Canada.