01.10.2009

OHB-System AG extending its Management Board

Frank Negretti
Frank Negretti, COO Security

Frank Negretti has joined OHB-System AG's Management Board as of today's date. Aged 45 years, he will be responsible for defense technology business on the Bremen-based space technology company's Management Board.

Says Berry Smutny, CEO of OHB-System AG: "Frank Negretti is an experienced manager and closely acquainted with the defense technology industry in Germany and Europe.  We are gaining in him an outstanding engineer and experienced program manager with the clear aim of reinforcing our good relations with political and military decision-makers and of further extending our security technology business."

Negretti is joining OHB in Bremen after 21 years with EADS Defence & Security and its predecessor companies. With a degree in electronic engineering, he has held management positions in various programs such as electronic warfare and tactical datalinks. Between 2006 and 2007, Negretti was additionally managing director of EADS subsidiary ewation GmbH. From 2007 onwards he held the position of vice position with responsibility for the self-protection system as part of the development of the A400M.

At OHB-System, Frank Negretti is in charge of the Company's air and satellite-based reconnaissance activities.

Contact for media

Günther Hörbst
Head of Corporate Communications

OHB SE
Karl-Ferdinand-Braun-Str. 8
28359 Bremen
Germany

Phone.: +49 421 2020-9438
Mobile: +49 171 1931041
Email: guenther.hoerbst@ohb.de

Julia Riedl
Corporate Communications

OHB System AG
Manfred-Fuchs-Straße 1
82234 Weßling - Oberpfaffenhofen
Germany

Phone: +49 8153 4002 249
Mobile: +49 172 10 80 716
Email: julia.riedl@ohb.de

You can reach both of us with an email to pr@ohb.de