Karen Florschutz

Job Title

EVP Connected Intelligence


Airbus Defence & Space

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Karen Florschütz is Executive Vice-President Connected
Intelligence within Airbus Defence and Space and
Member of the Executive Committee of Airbus Defence
and Space, since February 2023.
Before joining Airbus, Karen’s previous role was Unit
CEO for Customer Services at Siemens Digital
Since 1998 Karen held various management positions for
Siemens and Dresser Rand in the Telecoms and Oil &
Gas sector, including Senior Vice President Operations
Americas, heading all Dresser Rand and Siemens plants
in the USA and India and as General Manager of
Packaged Compression Trains heading the plants in
Houston (USA) and Hengelo (Holland). In 2017 Karen
joined the Digital Factory division as Executive Vice
President & General Manager for Automation Products and Customizing Solutions and
finally in 2019 she became CEO of Customer Services within the Digital Services division.
She started her professional career in the consulting sector in the USA, as Project and M&A
Manager at EBT Consulting.
Karen studied economics and industrial science in Germany and Canada and earned an
MBA in the USA.
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