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Hans Büthker to become GKN Aerospace CEO

Posted 13 October 2017 · Add Comment

Hans Büthker - currently CEO of GKN Aerospace's Fokker business - will step up to the divisional role after it was announced this month that GKN Aerospace's current CEO, Kevin Cummings, will become CEO GKN plc in January.

Hans Büthker takes over the position of CEO of GKN Aerospace in January 2018.

Nigel Stein, who retires as Chief Executive Officer GKN plc at the end of 2017, said: “I am delighted that Hans will take on the role.

"Fokker has been an excellent acquisition for GKN Aerospace and Hans has played a significant role in that success. I know he will be an excellent leader of GKN Aerospace.”

Hans Büthker joined GKN when it acquired Fokker in 2015, having worked in a variety of roles in Fokker and its former owners Arle and Stork since 1997.


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