Kajetan von Mentzingen Joins VINCORION Management Team
Experienced leader from the aviation industry completes the technology company’s senior management team.
Since October 1, 2023, Kajetan von Mentzingen has enriched the company’s executive team as the new Managing Director Aviation. His expertise and leadership qualities perfectly complement the well-rehearsed team around the managing directors Dr. Stefan Stenzel and Dieter Holst. With its expanded senior management team, VINCORION now believes it is in the perfect position to embark on the next phase of its ambitious growth plans.
“In Kajetan von Mentzingen, we succeeded in bringing a leader on board who is passionate about growth and innovation and who has a proven track record when it comes to optimizing quality, lead times, and costs,” said Dr. Stenzel. “His industry knowledge contributes significantly to the long-term success of the company,” adds Dieter Holst. “Together, we will thus implement our ambitious growth targets.”
Von Mentzingen himself expressed his excitement about the challenge: “I am truly honored to become part of the dynamic team at VINCORION. The opportunities here in the Aviation and Defense segments are extremely promising. In particular, the current upturn in the aerospace industry and the development of new manufacturing methods and processes are opening up opportunities for us that we are determined to capitalize on.”
About the new managing director
Kajetan von Mentzingen began his career as a management consultant and held various management positions at the Airbus Group beginning in 2008. During his career at Airbus, the 49-year-old worked in both the Civil Aviation and the Helicopter divisions as well as in Defense and Space. After holding several positions in Germany, France, and Spain, he most recently acted as Global Head of Quality for Airbus Defense & Space in Munich. This is where he currently lives together with his wife and four children.
“VINCORION is experiencing an impressive upward trend this year. Demand for our products in key areas of the defense and aerospace industries has increased significantly,” emphasized Dr. Stefan Stenzel. “We welcome von Mentzingen as a fellow managing director – a man who can draw on a wealth of experience from renowned major companies in the aviation industry. His expertise will play an instrumental role in our company’s further growth. The synergies created by von Mentzingen joining forces with our existing senior management team promise to provide a significant boost to VINCORION’s continued growth trajectory.”
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VINCORION Advanced Systems
22880 Wedel, Germany