Vice President Head of Product Marketing Airbus Defence and Space
José-Luis de Miguel was named Head of Product Marketing at Airbus Defence & Space based in Madrid (Spain) in January 2016. As responsible for Product Marketing, he directs all Marketing activities related to Airbus Defence & Space products, with the focus on Military Aircraft and Space Systems.
Previously he had been Head of Process Integration for Airbus Defence & Space based in Ottobrunn (Germany) (2013-2016), being responsible for the integration and improvement of the divisional activities through the deployment of global processes and lean practices.
Before that, José-Luis had been responsible for Software Development and Systems Engineering at Cassidian based in Getafe (Spain) taking care of development activities of all Air Systems related projects, including among others EF Typhoon Enhancements, Atlante Tactical UAS and concept & demonstration activities for HALE/MALE UAS and Future Combat Air Systems.
José-Luis was previously the Head of Strategy of the Cassidian Air Systems Business Unit based in Manching (Germany) and prior to this, he was part of the EADS Sales & Marketing team for Eurofighter Typhoon (Ottobrunn, Germany).
José-Luis joined EADS (-CASA) in Spain in 2000. He served in various engineering positions during his early career years, mainly related to Aircraft Preliminary Design and Flight Control Systems Design & Test.
José-Luis earned a Masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (including a 1 year exchange at Stuttgart University), with the focus on Aircraft Design, Propulsion and Missiles. During his university years he also collaborated with The von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (Brussels, Belgium) in gas turbine related research activities.