Klaus Mueller has over 29 years of experience as senior executive in multibillion dollar aerospace firms and actively managed several multimillion projects during his tenure. To date Klaus Mueller is CEO of KMue Consult, a boutique consultancy for M&A activities and strategy and market analysis as well as for Additive Manufacturing implementation advise. He is cooperating as Senior Consultant for Bionic Production AG and Fraunhofer IAPT, the leading Additive Manufacturing institutes in Germany.
He was Senior Vice President Corporate Development at MTU Aero Engines, where he developed the strategy and headed all M&A activities of the corporate group. In his role, he was also responsible for business development in China and the Market Intelligence Group. For nearly 6 years he steered the long-term vision of MTU and developed the group to its excellent position of leadership in the aero engine market. During this assignment MTU grew from €2,5b to €3,7b revenue and signed agreements for many new programs of the next generation of jet engines with estimated sales of more than €50b during their program life.
Prior to joining MTU, he headed the Market Intelligence Group at Lufthansa Technik (LHT) in Hamburg, Germany. Klaus also served in the Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy functions. During his 20 years with LHT, Klaus led vital projects throughout a period where LHT sales increased from €1,5b to €3,9b.
Klaus is an expert in both the OEM and MRO sectors of aerospace, and has deep functional expertise in marketing, strategy, technology and innovations. He serves on the advisory boards of Aviation Week Conferences and the Abu Dhabi Aviation Summit. Klaus holds a Master of Business and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt.