Sabine Klauke has been Chief Technical Officer at Airbus since 1 July 2021 and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.
In this role, Sabine drives the Company’s ambition behind delivering bold and breakthrough technologies to build the future of aerospace. She also leads a team of more than 11,000 Airbus engineers across the globe who design, develop, certify and ensure continuing airworthiness of all Commercial Aircraft products and services.
Previously, Sabine was Head of Engineering within Airbus Defence and Space and a member of the Division’s Executive Committee. In this capacity, she was responsible for all engineering activities within the Defence and Space division and in charge of its product and services portfolio. By managing the technology, development and innovation roadmap, she played a key role in preparing the future of Airbus Defence and Space.
Prior to this position, she served as Head of Programmes Customer Services: a responsibility she held for the A330/A340 programmes since 2015.Sabine joined Airbus in 2002, where she has held positions of increasing responsibility within manufacturing engineering, production, product development programs, development processes and change and innovation projects within the Airbus Commercial Aircraft division.
From 1998 to 2002 Sabine worked at DELMIA, a brand of Dassault Systèmes, where she carried out the deployment of digital manufacturing software and supported the development of the consulting and services department with customers in the automotive and the aerospace industries.
Sabine has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology (TU) in Dresden and is a graduate of the INSA Hauts de France (formerly known as École Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Mécanique Énergétique in Valenciennes (ENSIMEV).