Press Archive 2018

Markus Wölfle joined communications team of MTU Aero Engines AG

Munich, May 25, 2018 – Markus Wölfle (40) became Director Corporate Communications of Munich-based engine maker MTU Aero Engines AG as of 1 May. In this function he is in charge of the MDAX-listed company’s positioning towards media, public and employees. He reports to Eckhard Zanger, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications & Public Affairs.

Wölfle provides a comprehensive professional experience in both communications and the aerospace industry. Since 2015, he had been Head of Communications and Political Affairs at Premium AEROTEC, Europe’s biggest aerostructures supplier for commercial and military aircraft. Prior to that he led the company’s internal and online communications activities from 2011 onwards. Markus Wölfle began his professional career at Airbus‘ corporate communications department in 2003 (at that time: EADS). Before he joined Premium AEROTEC he served from 2009 onwards as Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs at aerospace supplier and aircraft conversion specialist EFW Elbe Flugzeugwerke in Dresden.


About MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines AG is Germany’s leading engine manufacturer. The company is a technological leader in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, turbine center frames as well as manufacturing processes and repair techniques. In the commercial OEM business, the company plays a key role in the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-tech components together with international partners. Some 30 percent of today’s active aircraft in service worldwide have MTU components on board. In the commercial maintenance sector the company ranks among the top 5 service providers for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The activities are combined under the roof of MTU Maintenance. In the military arena, MTU Aero Engines is Germany’s industrial lead company for practically all engines operated by the country’s military. MTU operates a network of locations around the globe; Munich is home to its corporate headquarters. In fiscal 2017, the company had a workforce of some 10,000 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately five billion euros.

Eckhard Zanger
Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Phone: +49 89 1489 9113
Fax: +49 89 1489 2172
eckhard.zanger@mtu.de