Philipp Berner to become new CEO of RUAG Aviation
RUAG’s Board of Directors has appointed Philipp Berner as the new CEO of RUAG Aviation and a member of the Executive Board of RUAG Holding Ltd, effective 1 December 2010.
As the post-merger integration of RUAG Space is now at an advanced stage, Dr Peter Guggenbach has decided to hand over part of his dual mandate as CEO of RUAG Aviation and RUAG Space to Philipp Berner, who is currently Head of the Military Aviation Business Unit and a member of management of RUAG Aviation.
Philipp Berner is an economist who studied at the University of St. Gallen. He has been a member of management of RUAG Aerospace for seven years, and has worked at RUAG Aviation since 2009. In 2006, he became Head of the Military Aviation Business Unit (main customer: Swiss Air Force) with around 1400 employees in Switzerland, Germany and the USA.