Christian Scherer

Head of Airbus Group International


Christian Scherer became Head of Airbus Group International in September, 2015. In this role, he is responsible for driving the overall Airbus Group globalization strategy and the international network of the company. 

His function includes management of partnerships, offsets and other cooperation, as well as Group Marketing. Prior to this role, Scherer was the Head of Marketing & Sales of Airbus Defense and Space, and also a Member of the Airbus Defense and Space Executive Committee. 

Scherer also chaired BDLI´s defense and security forum and continues to be a member of the BDLI presidium. Scherer was born in 1962 in Duisburg, Germany. He holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa in international marketing and graduated from the Paris Business School (ESCP) in 1984. He started his professional career in 1984 when he joined Airbus as a Commercial Contracts Manager. 

During his stay in the US from 1987 to 1994 he became Vice President Contracts of Airbus North America. Since 1994, Scherer developed and managed several commercial and international divisions in the Airbus group in the fields of strategy, sales and leasing markets.