Jana Rosenmann was named Head of the Unmanned Aerial Systems programme line in March 2017. In this position she is responsible for all civil and military UAS programmes within Airbus and is a member of the Airbus Defence and Space Executive Committee. Since October 2015 she already headed all defence related UAS programmes within the Airbus Defence and Space division. Previously, she was the Head of Strategy & Marketing at Airbus Defence and Space, responsible for managing the strategy and portfolio of the division.
Jana Rosenmann began her career in South Africa managing the export team for an engineering company specializing in hydraulic starter motors for the mining industry. She joined Airbus in 2000 as Chief of Staff of the CEO of the defence division. Following that, she was a member of the Airbus North America team, responsible for delivering a Group wide North America strategy.
Between 2004 and 2012, she held various executive business development and marketing positions in the Airbus defence division managing activities in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. During this period, she also led multiple organizational restructuring projects and was a member of the Airbus Group Strategy Task Force that formulated a new strategy for the Group in 2012.
Born in South Africa, she graduated with a bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in 1994, followed through with her Master’s degree in International Relations and European Studies at the University of Kent in 1998. She is an avid reader of military history and enjoys spending time in the African bushveld.