Hans Büthker is momenteel nog de CEO van GKN dochter Fokker. Hij schuift door en wordt divisie ceo van GKN Aerospace en volgt de huidige CEO Kevin Cummings op. Kevin Cummings wordt de nieuwe Chief Executive Officer GKN plc en volgt Nigel Stein op, die terug treed als Chief Executive Officer GKN plc.
Kevin Cummings said: “I am delighted that Hans will take on the role. Fokker has been an excellent acquisition for GKN Aerospace and Hans has played a significant role in that success. I know he will be an excellent leader of GKN Aerospace.”
Hans Büthker joined GKN when it acquired Fokker in 2015, having worked in a variety of roles in Fokker and its former owners Arle and Stork since 1997.