Dirk Hoke to Become New CEO of Volocopter

May 17, 2022

Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Airbus Defence & Space, will join Volocopter as CEO in September 2022Florian Reuter is stepping down upon his own wishes and will remain CEO until a handover has been completed in September 2022Volocopter recently signed a funding round of USD 170 million and is positioned to launch UAM services in time for the 2024 Paris OlympicsBruchsal, 8 March 2022 – Today, Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Airbus Defence & Space, was announced as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM) by the company’s Advisory Board, starting September 2022. He will follow Florian Reuter, who has led Volocopter from a five-person start-up to a 500-strong global company with unicorn status over the past seven years. Hoke brings extensive experience in leading big tech entities within Airbus and Siemens from a technical, strategic, and commercial side. His strong track record in transformation and digitalization made him the candidate of choice. Volocopter makes the dream of electric flight in cities come true and aims to be the first UAM developer to go to market.

  • Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Airbus Defence & Space, will join Volocopter as CEO in September 2022
  • Florian Reuter is stepping down upon his own wishes and will remain CEO until a handover has been completed in September 2022
  • Volocopter recently signed a funding round of USD 170 million and is positioned to launch UAM services in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics

Bruchsal, 8 March 2022 – Today, Dirk Hoke, former CEO of Airbus Defence & Space, was announced as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM) by the company’s Advisory Board, starting September 2022. He will follow Florian Reuter, who has led Volocopter from a five-person start-up to a 500-strong global company with unicorn status over the past seven years.

Hoke brings extensive experience in leading big tech entities within Airbus and Siemens from a technical, strategic, and commercial side. His strong track record in transformation and digitalization made him the candidate of choice. Volocopter makes the dream of electric flight in cities come true and aims to be the first UAM developer to go to market.

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