Gutierrez Moreno new CEO of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH
The shareholder representatives of the Eurofighter consortium have appointed Alberto Jose Gutierrez Moreno as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH and Maurizio De Mitri as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board with effect from 1 June 2013.
Alberto Gutierrez will succeed Enzo Casolini who has led the European consortium since 1 May 2009. According to the rotation principle, De Mitri will follow Berndt Wünsche who has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board and who remains Senior Member of the Supervisory Board in his function as Head of Combat Air Systems at Cassidian.
Alberto Gutierrez has held the position of Head of Operations at Airbus Military in Madrid since July 2007 where his responsibilities covered the production of the A400M military transport aircraft, A330 tanker, C295, CN235 and P-3 antisubmarine aircraft.
Commenting on his appointment, Alberto Gutierrez said: “This new job is a great challenge for me at the peak in my career. My key priorities will focus on competitiveness, campaigns and capabilities in order to make Eurofighter Typhoon even more successful in the world market. Starting from a European partnership, we need to move Eurofighter Typhoon forward into a more global partnership and invite new customer nations to join this leading-edge programme.”