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Press Release: New CEO arrives at Diehl Aviation

Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueOn November 1, 2022, Dr. Jörg Schuler will take the reins at the aviation supplier Diehl Aviation as its new CEO. Since the spring of 2022, the Diehl Aviation corporate division has been managed ad interim by Dr. Klaus Richter, President of the Diehl Executive Board. 

Jörg Schuler is an experienced leader and extremely well-connected in the aviation industry. After studying aerospace engineering, Schuler earned a doctorate in aeroelasticity.

In 2003, he also obtained an MBA in International Management, International Marketing, and Business Communication. After various management positions in important aviation programs as well as in the areas of engineering and procurement at the aircraft manufacturer Airbus, most recently, he was Senior Vice President Procurement Cabin and at the same time Procurement Senior Site Representative for Germany.


Dr. Schuler takes over the leadership of Diehl Aviation at a crucial time after the corporate division repositioned itself according to Strategic Business Segments in the wake of the crisis in the aviation industry.

“The aviation industry and Diehl Aviation are still faced with special challenges,” says Klaus Richter. Dr. Jörg Schuler has precisely the competencies and experience that Diehl Aviation now needs to really take off with power and success.”

Diehl Aviation is a corporate division of Diehl Stiftung & Co. KG and combines all aviation activities of Diehl Group under one roof. In the aviation industry, Diehl Aviation – including Diehl Aerospace (a joint venture with Thales) is a leading system supplier of aircraft system and cabin solutions. Diehl Aviation currently has more than 4,400 employees. Its customers include leading aircraft manufacturers Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer, military partners, manufacturers of eVTOL aircraft as well as airlines and operators of commercial and business aircraft worldwide.

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