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Thomas Enders Director since 2018
Executive Committee, Member
Audit Committee, Member


Dr. Thomas Enders

Dr Thomas Enders has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG since 2017. He is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Linde AG Supervisory Board.   

Dr Thomas Enders began his career in the German Bundestag in 1982. In 1985, he started working in various Foreign and Security Policy think tanks. In 1989, he joined the Federal Ministry of Defence as a member of the planning staff. In 1991, he joined Airbus (MBB/DASA) and, in 2000, was appointed CEO of the Defence Division. In 2005, he was appointed Co-CEO of EADS and, in 2007, he was appointed CEO of the Commercial Aircraft Division Airbus. Since 2012, Dr Thomas Enders has served as Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Executive Committee of Airbus SE in Leiden, Netherlands.  

Dr Thomas Enders is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Airbus Defence and Space GmbH (“Airbus DS”, former EADS Deutschland GmbH, “EADS-D”); a member of the Shareholder Board of Airbus SAS, France; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Airbus Helicopters SAS, France; and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Airbus DS Holding B.V., Netherlands; and a member of the Board of Directors of WORLDVU Satellites Ltd. (OneWeb).  

Dr Thomas Enders studied economics, political science and history at the University of Bonn and at the University of California in Los Angeles and holds a doctorate and title of Dr phil.