MTU Aero Engines Supervisory Board At an extraordinary meeting AG Dr. Silke Maurer (49) is taking over responsibility for the OEM Operations division as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dr. Silke Maurer has been appointed to MTU Aero Engines Executive Board for a three-year term of office starting on February 1, 2023. Dr. Silke in her new role will take responsibility for the OEM Operations at MTU that are currently being handled by the present Chief Operating Officer, Lars Wagner, who will become CEO on January 1, 2023. Lars Wagner will remain responsible for the Technology & Engineering and the Sustainability of the company in the future.
In the future, OEM Operations will comprise Operations at the sites in Munich (Germany) and Rzeszów (Poland) as well as group-wide responsibility for Procurement & Logistics, Value Stream Management, Enablement, and Corporate Quality.
Gordon Riske, Chairman of Supervisory Board, MTU said, “By appointing Silke Maurer, we have secured a high-profile manager for this demanding role in our high-tech company. She brings extensive experience of the relevant areas of operations and impressed the Supervisory Board with the clarity and sincerity of her leadership style.”
Dr. Silke Maurer’s most recent job before joining MTU was Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Management Board of the Webasto Group, Munich. Prior to that, she held the same position at BSH Home Appliances GmbH, Munich. For almost 20 years of her career, Maurer, who has a doctorate in engineering, held various management positions in technical areas and human resources at BMW AG, Munich.