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    Corporate Governance

    Corporate Governance

    Executive and Operational Committees

    Corporate Governance

    Board and Board Committees

    Executive and Operational Committees

    Shareholders' Meetings

    Enterprise Risk Management

    Governance Framework and Documents

    Airbus'?Corporate Governance ensures that Airbus is managed according to our Regulating Laws and Articles of Association, and evolves in order to match our growth ambitions, meet our obligations and reach the goals we set ourselves.?Airbus' top-level governing body is the Board of Directors. Responsible for the management of Airbus it delegates the day-to-day management to the CEO who fulfills this task with the support of the Executive Committee.?Our Governance strives to be a transparent body, matching the expectations of the Company’s shareholders throughout the world. The following sections will give you more information about our Governance structure, rules and regulations, and information on Shareholders’ Meetings.

    The Executive Committee

    The?Executive Committee supports the Chief Executive Officer in his duty of managing the day-to-day operations of Airbus’ business. It is chaired by the Chief Executive Officer and comprises the Heads of the major Functions and Divisions.

    Executive Committee's responsibilities and powers

    At the?Executive Committee meetings, the following matters, among others, are discussed:

    • Appointment by the Heads of Airbus Divisions and functions of their management teams;
    • Major investments;
    • Settling up and control of the implementation of the strategy for Airbus’ businesses;
    • Airbus policy matters and management and organisational structure of the business;
    • Performance level of the Company’s businesses and support functions;
    • All business issues, including the operational plan of Airbus and its Divisions and Business Units.

    The CEO endeavours to reach consensus among the members of the Executive Committee. In the event a consensus is not reached, the Chief Executive Officer is entitled to decide the matter.

    The CEO proposes all of the Members of the?Executive Committee for approval by the Board of Directors, after consultation with (a) the Chairman of the Remuneration, Nomination and Governance Committee and (b) the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

    Members of the Executive Committee and Top Management

    (as of 1 August 2020)

    Guillaume Faury Chief Executive Officer 
    Dominik Asam Chief Financial Officer
    Thierry Baril Chief Human Resources Officer
    Jean-Brice Dumont Executive Vice President Engineering
    Bruno Even Chief Executive Officer Airbus Helicopters
    John Harrison General Counsel 
    Dirk Hoke Chief Executive Officer Airbus Defence and Space
    Julie Kitcher Executive Vice President Communications and Corporate Affairs
    Philippe Mhun Executive Vice President Programmes and Services
    Christian Scherer Chief Commercial Officer
    Michael Schoellhorn Chief Operating Officer
    Grazia Vittadini Chief Technology Officer 
    Antoine Bouvier  Head of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs
    C. Jeffrey Knittel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Airbus Americas
    George Xu Chief Executive Officer Airbus China 

    Members of the Helicopters Executive Committee

    (as of 1 March 2020)

    Bruno Even Chief Executive Officer 
    Ben Bridge Executive Vice President Global Business
    Michel Farssac Executive Vice President Human Resources
    Alain Flourens Executive Vice President Operations
    Thomas Hundt Executive Vice President Finance
    Matthieu Louvot Executive Vice President Airbus Helicopters Programmes
    Mathilde Royer-Germain Digital Transformation Officer & Head of Company Transformation
    Wolfgang Schoder Executive Vice President Strategy and General Manager of Airbus Helicopters Germany
    Stefan Thomé Executive Vice President Engineering and Chief
    Technical Officer
    Bernhard Weigl Executive Vice President Aviation Safety and Quality
    Christoph Zammert Executive Vice President Customer Support & Services

    Members of the Defence and Space Executive Committee

    (as of 1 May 2020)

    Dirk Hoke Chief Executive Officer 
    Barbara Bergmeier Head of Operations
    Bernhard Brenner
    Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales
    Evert Dudok Executive Vice President Connected Intelligence
    Dirk Erat
    SVP/Head of Communications
    Alberto Gutiérrez Head of Military Aircraft and Head of Airbus Spain 
    Lars Immisch
    Executive Vice President Human Resources
    Chantal Jonscher
    Head of Corporate Secretary 
    Sabine Klauke Head of Engineering
    Jean-Marc Nasr Executive Vice President Space Systems
    Antoine Noguier
    Head of Strategy
    Andreas Riecker
    General Counsel, Head of Legal & Compliance
    Jana Rosenmann
    Head of the Unmanned Aerial Systems Programme
    Line & Civil and Military UAS Programmes
    Xavier Tardy Executive Vice President Finance
    Julian Whitehead Executive Vice President Global Business and Strategic Programmes 
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