As Co-CEO of Montana Aerospace AG, Kai Arndt is responsible for the strategic and operational development of the Aerostructures business segment. The experienced manager holds an International Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen and has worked successfully in the aviation industry for over 30 years. From 1988 to 2019, Arndt worked for the aircraft manufacturer Airbus at key Airbus locations in Hamburg and Stade.
At the Airbus plant in Hamburg, he was responsible for the development and marketing of specific system components. Kai Arndt reorganized the entire quality management program at the Stade plant and set new standards with numerous optimization measures in the area of QM in the Airbus Group. In 2014, he was appointed Division Manager of Finance & Controlling and a member of the Airbus Germany Finance Committee. In 2016, Kai Arndt took on the overall responsibility for the Airbus location in Stade. In addition, he was appointed CFO of CTC GmbH in Stade. He was responsible for managing the production and supply chain for the entire location.
After successful management and the further development of the plant, especially in the areas of quality and environmental management as well as the establishment of an efficient procurement and supply chain, Kai Arndt succeeded in establishing the Airbus location in Stade as a benchmark in the area of LEAN management/production as well as setting benchmarks in the area of CFRP production processes in the aviation industry. In 2019, Kai Arndt took over management of the Finance Department at Premium Aerotec and was a member of the management board until joining Montana Aerospace.
Kai Arndt can look back on more than 20 years of management experience in the aviation industry and, with his many years of experience, he will complement the Management Board of Montana Aerospace well in order to further accelerate the growth process.