Executive Board

Reiner Winkler, born 1961, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • appointed term: to September 30, 2019

In January 2014, Reiner Winkler assumed the position of Chairman of the Executive Board at MTU Aero Engines AG as well as Chief Financial Officer, which includes the responsibilities for Accounting, Controlling, Strategy, Legal, Corporate Communications and Human Resources. Winkler is CFO since May 2005. A graduate in business administration, he has been in charge of finance, human resources and information technology since he began working as general manager for MTU in 2001.

Before joining the company, he was managing director finance and controlling at TEMIC Telefunken microelectronic GmbH. He also held management posts with Daimler-Benz AG and Siemens AG.

Dr. Rainer Martens, born 1961, Member of the Executive Board,
Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • appointed term: to April 14, 2019

As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Dr. Rainer Martens has been a member of the Executive Board at MTU Aero Engines AG since April 2006. He oversees the areas of development and technology, production and production development, assembly, quality control and purchasing. In January 2015, Martens took on additionally to the sites of Munich and Poland, the responsibility for the MTU Maintenance locations worldwide.

After five years as head of MTU’s manufacturing center for turbine blades, he was a production manager at the Airbus plant in Bremen. A doctor in mechanical engineering, he also held various management positions at the Airbus plant in Varel and was managing director of CIM-Fabrik Hannover gGmbH. He looks back on more than 20 years of experience in the aviation industry.

Michael Schreyögg, born 1966, Member of the Executive Board, Chief Program Officer

  • appointed term: to June 30, 2021

In July 2013, Michael Schreyögg took on the responsibility for MTU’s commercial and defense  OEM programs, including series and spare parts, supply chain and information technology. At the beginning of 2015, the Sales and Marketing business of MTU Maintenance was integrated into his board function.

A graduate in mechanical engineering, he joined MTU in 1990. During his professional career, he held several senior managerial positions, heading various commercial and military engine programs, before he assumed the responsibility for all of the company’s defense programs since 2008.