Claude Alber is vice president and managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Rockwell Collins. He is a key member of the company’s International Business organization, which was created in 2008 to further increase its focus on commercial and government customers outside of the United States. In this role, Alber is specifically responsible for developing the company’s business and overseeing all of its operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Prior to this appointment, Alber was senior director for Commercial Systems, leading Rockwell Collins programs for Airbus and other international aircraft manufacturers. Alber joined Rockwell Collins in 1996 and held several management positions, before being named director, Integrated Systems, European programs for Government Systems in 2005. In this role, Alber significantly contributed to the growth of Rockwell Collins military business in Europe.
From 1986 to 1995, Alber held several systems engineer and management positions at Sagem, EADS and Sofreavia Services.
Alber holds a Master of Science degree from Sup Aero in Toulouse, France.