Barbara Bergmeier was appointed Head of Operations of Airbus Defence and Space and a member of the Division’s Executive Committee, effective 1 December 2018.
Barbara Bergmeier has joined Airbus Defence and Space from Vilsbiburg, Germany-based Dräxlmaier Group, where she had been Chief Operating Officer and an Executive Board Member since 2014. In that capacity, she was in charge of 50 production sites in 20 countries and was instrumental in expanding the company’s industrial footprint in Asia and in the Americas.
Before joining Dräxlmaier Group in 2014, Barbara Bergmeier worked at automotive company BMW Group where she held various senior management positions from 1990. Among others, she was Senior Vice President HR Management/Services at the company’s headquarters in Munich, Vice President Chassis & Drive Components in Dingolfing, Germany and Vice President Assembly and Logistics at BMW’s Spartanburg plant in the U.S.
Barbara Bergmeier holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Landshut, Germany.