About Kopter Group

Kopter Group was founded in 2007 for the purpose of developing, building and supporting a new generation of turbine helicopters.

With this industrial vision, Kopter Group developed the SH09, guaranteeing to the operator superior operational performance, safety and life cycle economics that make the difference. Delivering best in class hot and high performance, the largest cabin/cargo volumes, outstanding modularity and latest generation electronic systems, the SH09 helicopter is built for the most demanding missions.

Our team
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    Andreas Löwenstein
    Chief Executive Officer
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    More than 28 years of experience in top aerospace management functions. Former Deputy Executive VP at Eurocopter. Former Executive VP Strategy, Partnership and CTO at DCNS.
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    Marcel Klaus
    Executive Vice President Finance & Administration
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    More than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and, controlling. Former CFO of Swiss International Airlines. Former Finance Executive in several multinational companies in the IT industry.
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    Stefan Andres
    Executive Vice President Programs
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    More than 20 years Engineering and Program Management experience in helicopters and fixed wing aircrafts. Engineering career at Aerospace OEMs (Airbus, Eurocopter) and system suppliers.
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    Michele Riccobono
    Executive Vice President Technology
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    More than 20 years experience of avionics systems engineering and flight test operations in Leonardo Helicopters. Masters degree in electronics engineering (Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy).
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    Christian Gras
    Executive Vice President Customers
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    More than 30 years experience in customer relation, product sales and support. Former Executive VP customer support, former Executive VP Sales and Marketing of Eurocopter. Former CEO of American Eurocopter.
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    Jan Nowacki
    Executive Vice President Operations
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    More than 16 years in top aerospace companies (Eurocopter, Australian Aerospace composites and Airbus). Doctor in Material Sc. (Composites) from the University of Kaiserslautern.
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    Mathias Senes
    Executive Vice President Sales
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    Former Commercial Director for Europe and Vice President for South East Asia at Eurocopter. A professional with 25-year experience in Aerospace; with over 400 fixed and rotary wing transactions concluded.
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    Cecile Vion-Lanctuit
    Senior Vice President Communications & Marketing
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    More than 15 years experience within key aerospace and industry companies. Former Head of Communications of Airbus Helicopters and of Bombardier Transportation, highly involved in marketing activities.
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    Shaun Dunn
    Senior Vice President Design Organisation
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    More than 30 years’ engineering experience in major aerospace companies, including Rolls Royce and Leonardo Helicopters. 17 years managing rotorcraft design and development projects.
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    Andreas Dummel
    Managing Director
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    More than 30 years of aviation experience at German Aerospace Center and Eurocopter. Different positions in flight testing, research and development. Founding Member of Kopter Germany GmbH.
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    Christian Gras
    Chief Executive Officer
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    More than 30 years experience in customer relation, product sales and support. Former Executive VP customer support, former Executive VP Sales and Marketing of Eurocopter. Former CEO of American Eurocopter.
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    Larry Roberts
    President Sales/Marketing & Customer Support
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    Larry Roberts has more than 23 years in the helicopter industry serving in executive positions as a leader in sales & marketing and customer support.