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Senior vice president
Head of A320 Family Programme
Klaus Roewe has been appointed as Senior Vice President Head of the A320 Family Programme effective from March 1st 2015. In this role he is responsible for the A320 Family’s profitability, production and product development. Klaus Roewe will report directly to Didier Evrard, Executive Vice President Head of Programmes at Airbus.
Previously Mr Roewe was Senior Vice President Head of the A320neo Family, a role which he held since January 2011. In this role he managed the development, industrialisation (make and buy) and the production ramp-up of the A320neo Family.
In 2008 as Senior Vice President Cabin & Cargo Mr Roewe was in charge of the Interior of all Airbus aircraft, ranging from A318 to A380. He held this position until he became Senior Vice President A320neo Family.
From 2003 to 2008 he worked in the A320 Family Programme in different executive positions in Programme Management and in the Final Assembly Line.
In 2000 he was nominated Senior Manager for Airbus’ Manufacturing Strategy and International Cooperation with activities covering all Airbus sites and the world-wide supply chain.
From 1992 to 2000 Roewe held several positions in composites production and in A320 Family chief engineering.
During eight years as an officer in the German Federal Armed Forces, Mr. Roewe completed academic studies in mechanical engineering and joined Airbus in 1992 at the Stade plant.
Mr. Roewe was born in 1964 in Nordhorn, Germany. Married with two sons he is a keen football supporter and an enthusiast of traditional vintage cars.