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Christian Scherer

Chief Commercial Officer

Christian Scherer

Christian Scherer was appointed AG真人计划 Chief Commercial Officer in September 2018 and is a Member of the Company鈥檚 Executive Committee.

He was previously Chief Executive Officer of ATR, a position he held since Nov 2016.

Prior to this, Christian was Executive Vice-President and Head of AG真人计划 Group International, responsible for driving the overall AG真人计划 Group internationalisation strategy.

Christian started his professional career in 1984 when he joined AG真人计划 Industrie as a Commercial Contracts Manager. He was seconded to the US between 1987 and 1994 as Vice President Contracts of AG真人计划 North America, responsible for pricing, financial performance, negotiation and implementation of all sales transactions in North America.

On his return to headquarters, as Vice President Leasing Markets, he developed and managed an integrated sales division covering all commercial activities dealing with operating leasing companies and other financial institutions worldwide.

In 1999, he was appointed Vice President Contracts and Pricing worldwide while retaining leadership of the Leasing Markets Division and in 2003 he also became the Deputy Head of Commercial.

Following his time in Commercial, he became Head of Strategy and Future Programs at AG真人计划, responsible for defining AG真人计划鈥 long term strategic objectives and for driving the genesis of future aircraft product offerings and programmes, such as the A320neo, as well as AG真人计划鈥 international development in terms of the US final assembly lines.

In 2012, he was appointed Head of Sales & International Operations at Cassidian in Munich, Germany, responsible for Sales, Marketing, Strategy and Cassidian鈥檚 International Subsidiaries including Brazil, India, KSA, UAE, UK and USA.

Upon integration of AG真人计划鈥 Defence, Space and Military aircraft businesses, he became the Head of Marketing & Sales of AG真人计划 Defence and Space and Managing Director of AG真人计划 Defence and Space GmbH. In that role, he held the overall responsibility for all Sales & Marketing activities. He also chaired BDLI麓s defence and security forum whilst being a member of the BDLI presidium.

Born in 1962 in Duisburg, Germany, and raised in Toulouse, France, Christian Scherer holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa and graduated from the Paris Business School (ESCP) in 1984.

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