Sabine Klauke

Chief Technology Officer

Sabine Klauke has been Chief Technology Officer for Airbus and Executive Vice President Engineering of the Commercial Aircraft business since 1 January 2024 and is a member of the Company’s Executive Committee.

She was previously Chief Technical Officer at Airbus since 1 July 2021 and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee ever since.

In this role, Sabine drives the Company’s ambition behind delivering bold and breakthrough technologies to build the future of aerospace. She leads a team of more than 13,000 employees across the globe who design, develop, certify and ensure continuing airworthiness of all Commercial Aircraft products and services.

In addition to her Airbus missions, Sabine serves as: Co-Chair of the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking, VP Aviation for the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI), Chairwoman of the supervisory board of Airbus GmbH, and she is a member of the Supervisory Board of Airbus Operations GmbH.

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. 

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.

Sabine holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden). From 1998 to 2002 Sabine worked at DELMIA, a brand of Dassault Systèmes, where she carried out the deployment of digital manufacturing software as well as consulting projects with customers in the automotive and the aerospace industries worldwide.