Dr. Thomas Ehm – Chairman of the Board of Management at Premium AEROTEC

Dr. Thomas Ehm (born on 15 August 1966) assumed the position of Chairman of the Board of Management at Premium AEROTEC in July 2015. He is responsible for the strategic positioning and the operative performance of the company.


Dr. Thomas Ehm together with Kai Arndt (Finance), Joachim Nägele (Programmes and Sales), Frank Müller (Human Resources) and Dr. Ulrich Weber (Production), forms
Premium AEROTEC’s Board of Management.


Prior to assuming his current position, Thomas Ehm had been a member of the Executive Board and Head of Human Resources of Airbus in Germany since 2012 and also managed the "HR Business Services & Operations" division for the entire Airbus Group. Before that he led the "Materials, Logistics and Suppliers" division at Airbus Customer Services.

Thomas Ehm started his professional career as a technical officer at the German Air Force. In 1993, he became a manufacturing engineer at Ferrero and two years later, he joined the Eurofighter programme at Dasa, a predecessor company of today’s Airbus Group. Having held further management positions within Dasa headquarters and the Group’s defence business, Ehm moved on to HR. He was Head of HR Policies and deputy to the Head of HR and served lateron as Head of HR within the Group’s satellite division.

During his career as an officer, Thomas Ehm studied aerospace engineering at the University of the German Federal Armed Forces in Munich, then studied economics part-time at the University of Hagen, in which he was awarded his doctorate by the Brandenburg Technical University (BTU) Cottbus. Thomas Ehm is married and has three children. He has a private pilot's licence and speaks French and Spanish in addition to German and English.