Thomas Enders is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board at Airbus Ds Holdings BV, Chief Executive Officer for EADS Participations BV and Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Airbus SE, Chairman-Supervisory Board at EADS Deutschland GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Airbus Helicopters SAS, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Astrium BV and Chairman-Supervisory Board & Co-Managing Director at Airbus Defence & Space GmbH (which are all subsidiaries of Airbus SE).
He is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In his past career he held the position of Chairman at Atlantik-Bruecke eV, Research Associate at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung ev, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Lindauer DORNIER GmbH, Chairman & President of Airbus SAS, Director-Corporate Development & Technology at DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG, Member-Planning Staff at Germany Ministry of Defense, President at Bundesverband der Deutschen Luft- und Raumfahrtindustrie eV, Senior Research Associate of The International Institute for Strategic Studies and Research Associate at German Council on Foreign Relations.
Dr. Enders received a doctorate from the University of Bonn and an undergraduate degree from the University of California.