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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.



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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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