Since 1989, Klaus Mueller has developed a broad experience as a senior executive in multibillion dollar aerospace firms and actively managing several multimillion projects during his tenure.
To date Klaus Mueller is Senior Advisor at AeroDynamic Advisory, a boutique consultancy for M&A, strategy and market analysis and technology evaluation – focused on aerospace industry. He is well connected with the Aero-Engine OEMs, MROs and the European aerospace clusters and their membership companies. He is also co-operating as senior advisor for Technology review and additive manufacturing institutes in Germany.
Prior to this, he was SVP 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, M&A, strategy, technology and innovation processes.
He serves on the advisory boards, speaker and moderator of Aviation Week Conferences and the Abu Dhabi Aviation Summit.
Klaus holds a Master of Business and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt. He is married and lives in Hamburg, Germany.