Change on the CEO position at EME Aero

After leading EME Aero for nearly four years, Derrick Siebert, CEO and Managing Director of Business passed on the baton to Dr. Ulf Reinmöller, as of 1st of October 2021.

Derrick Siebert has held the position of Chief Executive Officer at EME Aero since 2017.

He was leading the project team as of the very beginning, since the decision to create the new joint venture between Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines was made. “What we achieved together in this time is extraordinary and was an amazing experience do be part of it. I am convinced that EME Aero, with a strong team, the  passionate people, their professional knowledge and team spirit is ready for the next challenges and fulfilling the planned ramp up until 2024.  I am reassured that I am leaving EME in good hands. Ulf will bring broad experience as well as smart and empathic leadership” - said Siebert.  

Dr. Ulf Reinmöller will start as EME Aero Chief Executive Officer as of 1st of October. Prior to that, he was associated with Lufthansa Technik for almost nineteen years. Last two years he was holding the position of Head of Mobile Engine Services Global Production Network. He took on COO position at Airfoil Services in 2009. After four years he joined Lufthansa Technik as  Head of Production for Engine Parts Repairs. Graduated in Aeronautical and Aerospace engineering, Dr. Reinmöller held several senior managerial positions related to MRO business. His responsibilities at EME Aero will include business areas such as customer support, lean management, human resources, finance, IT, next to quality management and engine test. „I am very excited for this new challenge that I am going to lead this state-of-the-art company. EME Aero comes into  another chapter in its short history, with 500 people on board and high-tech flow line starting to be implemented.”- said Reinmöller.

As of October Derrick Siebert is taking over the position as Vice-President of Corporate Procurement in Lufthansa Technik Group.

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EME Aero is a joint venture between two leading aircraft companies, Lufthansa Technik AG (50%) and MTU Aero Engines AG (50%). This joint initiative has resulted in the idea of creating one the most advanced engine overhaul service provider for the latest generation of Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1000G engine series.

The state-of-the-art facility is located in Poland, in Jasionka, close to the Rzeszow city. The facility started its operations in January 2020. The full operational readiness is planned for 2026 with annual capacity of more than 450 shop visits. The newly established center will have a staff of more than 1000 qualified employees.