ASD Europe welcomes new Communications Director

  • March 16, 2021


The Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe is pleased to announce that Adrian Schmitz has joined ASD by March 15th as its new Communications Director. The newly created position is part of a plan to further strengthen ASD’s important work in strategic communications. Adrian is a Senior International Communications professional with 15+ years of experience in leading roles across different sectors in Europe and Latin America, including Senior Communications management at Ford of Europe.

“I am delighted to welcome Adrian to ASD. With Adrian we gain the experiences of an interdisciplinary background covering both communications and technology, including sustainability. This combination will be a very valuable asset to ASD in times when economic recovery and sustainability are on the top of the EU agenda regardless of sector. I believe Adrian has an excellent background to take on this challenge within ASD,” says ASD Secretary General Jan Pie.

“I am excited to be joining ASD Europe at such an important moment. Society faces unprecedented challenges, and the strategically for Europe so important sectors represented by ASD play a crucial role in this respect. I look forward to bringing in my skills and experience to help make understand that role,” says Adrian Schmitz.


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