Montana Aerospace AG („Montana Aerospace”) – a leading, highly vertically integrated manufacturer and supplier of system components and complex assemblies for the aerospace, e-mobility and energy sectors that operates design and manufacturing sites worldwide – strengthens the management board in preparation of the planned growth path.

From the end of 2021, Kai Arndt will take over the position as Chief Operative Officer (COO) with responsibilities for manufacturing, product development and purchasing.

With his onboarding, the management board of Montana Aerospace AG will be organized as follows: Markus Nolte, as CEO, further concentrates on the strategic development of the Group including the global Sales and Marketing activities as well as Communications. Michael Pistauer, as CFO, takes over the additional responsibility for Legal. Herbert Roth, as CHRO, continues to lead the area of Human Resources.

These changes fully support the ambitious expansion strategy of Montana Aerospace AG, which rests on the two pillars of organic growth and M&A («Build and Buy»).

Kai Arndt brings long-term aerospace experience into the new position. After an apprenticeship as industrial aircraft technician in Hamburg, he further graduated as state certified mechanical engineering technician. Later in his career he successfully completed an international executive MBA program at the University of St. Gallen. After various positions at Airbus in the areas of Operations (including the overall responsibility for the Stade plant), Finance, Development and Quality, Kai Arndt became a member of the management board of Premium Aerotec GmbH in 2019.

Tom Williams, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montana Aerospace: «With his longterm experience in operational roles, Kai Arndt will perfectly complement the existing Montana Aerospace management team and helps accelerating the taken growth path.»

Some of the information in this press release contains forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking
statements are not a guarantee of future success and involve uncertainties and risks. Actual results may differ because of numerous factors. Montana Aerospace AG is not under any obligation to update forward-looking statements.

Head of M&A and Investor Relations
Marc Vesely recte Riha
Phone: +43 664 61 26 261
E-mail: ir@montana-aerospace.com

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Jürgen Beilein
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