Barbara Buttinger

Chief Procurement Officer

Appointed to GKN Aerospace Executive Committee May 2021

Barbara has over 20 years of experience in business management and procurement. She started her career with the Linde group and after initial roles in process and project engineering, she moved into procurement. Barbara led strategic procurement for the group and then spent four years as the Managing Director of Linde’s Cryo business, before returning to be Head of Procurement for EMEA. Barbara joined GKN Aerospace from the Benteler Automotive, where she was Executive Vice President Procurement.