15-May-2012 Source: Eurocopter
Christoph MÃ¼ller will become the Head of Communications for Eurocopter Germany as of June 1, 2012, and will report directly to CÃ©cile Vion-Lanctuit, Vice President of Corporate Communications for the Eurocopter Group. This newly created position has been established to strengthen communications locally for Eurocopter Germany and the German market.
Prior to this position, Christoph MÃ¼ller, 37, was the Head of Corporate Communications and Strategy for the German land system manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) since 2004. He has also held previous functions as the spokesman of Eurocopter Germany and a member of the Concepts and Studies team within the former defence division of EADS.
Before his industrial career, Christoph MÃ¼ller served as a reserve-officer in the German Army.
Established in 1992, the Franco-German-Spanish Eurocopter Group is a division of EADS, a world leader in aerospace and defense-related services. The Eurocopter Group employs approximately 20,000 people. In 2011, Eurocopter confirmed its position as the worldâ€™s number one helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 5.4 billion Euros, orders for 457 new helicopters and a 43 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. Overall, the Groupâ€™s helicopters account for 33 percent of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Eurocopterâ€™s strong international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries. Eurocopterâ€™s worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents supports some 2,900 customers. There are currently more than 11,300 Eurocopter helicopters in service in 149 countries. Eurocopter offers the most comprehensive civil and military helicopter range in the world and is fully committed to safety as the most important aspect of its business.