Dr. Thomas (“Tom”) Enders was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus S.E., on 1 June 2012, after having been CEO of the Airbus Commercial Aircraft Division since 2007. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of Airbus S.E. since its creation in 2000.
Prior to joining the aerospace industry in 1991, Tom Enders worked, inter alia, in the German Ministry of Defence and in various Foreign Policy think tanks. He studied Economics, Political Science and History at the University of Bonn and at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Tom Enders is a member of the BDI Board (German Industry Association, 2009), the Joint Advisory Council of Allianz SE (2013) and the Supervisory Board of Linde AG (2017).
 EADS until January 1, 2014; Airbus Group until January 1, 2017