President, Arconic Engines
New York, New York
Dirk Bauer is President of Arconic Engines, a global leader in aero engine and industrial gas turbine components. Most recently Dirk was President, Arconic Power and Propulsion. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer, International Operations and IGT, Arconic Power and Propulsion, where he led all International Operations in Europe and Canada, and the Industrial Gas Turbine Segment, having direct responsibility for the manufacturing organization, operations planning, growth strategy, quality and process excellence for all locations within this segment.
Dirk joined Alcoa in April 2013 as Vice President and General Manager, Europe Aerospace Structural Castings and Airfoils, overseeing the operations of Alcoa Power and Propulsion’s French plants and TITAL Operations in Germany and China. He came to Alcoa from Siemens. Prior positions at Siemens include President Directeur General for Flender Graffenstaden S.A.S. and ten years at Siemens Management Consulting.
Dirk was awarded German Diploma Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University Darmstadt with a focus on Rotating Equipment Gas Turbines, Aero Engines and Combustion.