Deutsche Aircraft Appoints Hendrik Brand as its new Group Chief Financial Officer
Munich, May 12 2023 Deutsche Aircraft is pleased to announce the appointment of Hendrik Brand as the new CFO for Deutsche Aircraft Group companies in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich. Hendrik will lead and manage the group’s Finance & IT organization, working closely with all internal and external stakeholders to support the growth and development of the company.
Prior to his appointment, Hendrik served as Group CFO for Satair in Hamburg - a leader in aviation spare parts distribution and as CFO for EFW in Dresden - an OEM supplier for composite panel and Pax-to-Freighter conversions. As Vice President of Finance, he also gained major insights into the overall Airbus OEM business in Toulouse.
“Deutsche Aircraft has the proven product to accelerate the transition on a realistic timeline to more sustainable regional flights,” says Dave Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Aircraft. “Our business case, including the respective positioning of the after-market business, where Hendrik has years of experience, will be crucial for the long-term development of the company and gaining the trust of our shareholders.”
Newly appointed Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Aircraft Group, Hendrik Brand, remarks, “I like being part of a company that builds something new and growing our business in the aviation industry. Timing is of the essence and having the right people on board will finally make the difference for our success. I personally hope that we can continue to deliver according to our promises and keep the mindset open to reflect market dynamics and expectations.”
Hendrik is a sports enthusiast and plays hockey in his spare time. Having undertaken leadership goals for global teams in several European countries, Hendrik brings 20 years of international aviation experience to this position. He has personal experience working with start-up companies over the last 12 years and looks forward to jointly develop the culture of Deutsche Aircraft.
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