Airbus appointed long-time automotive industry executive Gunter Butschek as its executive VP-operations, effective March 1. He replaces Gerald Weber, who will leave the company "after successfully completing his missions," the company said. Butschek is president and CEO of Beijing Benz Automotive Co., a joint venture between Daimler AG and Beijing Automotive Industrial Holding. He has spent 25 years with Daimler in international automotive production, industrialization and ...

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