Ayla Busch has been co-CEO and co-owner of BUSCH SE since 1997. Her areas of expertise are strategic management, controlling, leadership, and organizational behavior, and she conducts business in German, English, French, and Turkish. Prior to founding BUSCH SE, she received master’s degrees from Oxford University (politics, philosophy, economics) and Harvard University (regional studies) before receiving her MBA from Harvard Business School.
Busch was appointed chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG in 2017 and has been a member of the Development Board at the Somerville College of the University of Oxford since 2012. She is also assessor of the association “Friends of the HTG” and a member of the University Council of DHBW, both of which are in Lörrach, Germany.