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Andreas Riecker

General Counsel, Head of Legal & Compliance - Airbus Defence and Space

Andreas Riecker is General Counsel, Head of Legal & Compliance of Airbus Defence and Space as well as a member of the division’s Executive Committee. A lawyer with a German and an US degree, he has worked for Airbus since 1998 in the legal departments of Airbus’ corporate headquarters, Airbus and Airbus Defence and Space.

After working for the University of Konstanz and for an international law firm, Andreas Riecker joined Airbus in 1998 as a member of Airbus corporate headquarters legal department in Munich. In 2002, he moved to Toulouse, France for three years as Head of the Airbus General Counsel Office and Senior Legal Counsel, before heading the legal department of Military Air Systems in Manching, Germany from 2005 until 2011. He then served as Deputy General Counsel of the Cassidian Division. Since 2014, he has held the post of General Counsel of Airbus Defence and Space, taking in addition on the function of Compliance in 2016. Andreas Riecker reports to the Airbus General Counsel.

Andreas Riecker studied law in Konstanz (Germany), Geneva (Switzerland) and New York (USA). He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Konstanz and is a member of the Munich bar.

Andreas Riecker was born on 17 November 1965 and is married with three children. He likes football, cars, skiing, traveling and spending time with his family and friends.

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