Dr. Thomas Enders Sustainability
Audit Committee, Member
Executive Committee, Member
Dr. Thomas Enders served on the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of EADS NV and its successor Airbus SE in various functions from 2000 to 2019. Between 2005 and 2019 he served as Chief Executive Officer of EADS/Airbus.
He joined the aerospace industry in 1991. Before that, he worked in the German federal parliament (Bundestag), the German Ministry of Defense and in various foreign policy think tanks.
Dr. Enders is a member of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG since June 2020. In September 2021, he became the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lilium N.V. and was previously a member of the Advisory Board of Lilium GmbH in Weßling, Germany from January 2021 to September 2021. Dr. Enders also serves on the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Group since May 2020, where he is a member of the Presidium and the Nomination Committee. Dr. Enders was a member of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG from 2017 until 2019, where he was a member of the Standing Committee. He is also President (non-executive) of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin.