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Harald Wilhelm was appointed Chief Financial Officer of EADS and a member of the EADS Executive Committee on 1st June 2012. In addition, Harald Wilhelm continues serving as Chief Financial Officer of Airbus and as member of the Airbus Executive Committee, both roles which he has held since February 1st 2008. Previously Harald Wilhelm was Airbus’ Chief Controlling Officer and deputy to the Chief Financial Officer, a position he held since 1st January 2007.
Prior to this, Harald Wilhelm was Senior Vice President, Airbus Financial Control, a role he held since 2003. Harald Wilhelm joined Airbus in 2000 as Senior Vice President, Accounting, Tax and Financial Services.
Before joining Airbus, Harald Wilhelm was Vice President M&A (mergers and acquisitions) at DaimlerChrysler-Aerospace from 1998, where he worked on projects including the integration of Airbus as a single company. He was also Senior Manager M&A at Daimler-Benz Aerospace from 1995 and Manager M&A for the company between 1992 and 1993.
Born in April 1966 in Munich, Harald Wilhelm has a degree in business studies from Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich. Harald Wilhelm is married and has one daughter. In his spare time he enjoys all types of sports.