Oerlikon Group has appointed Michael Buscher CEO. Dr. Buscher is expected to join Oerlikon in May 2010. Hans Ziegler will continue in his role as delegate of the board until Dr. Buscher is free from his previous contract obligations. Dr. Buscher has a Master’s degree and gained a PhD in electrical engineering from the Technische Universitat in Darmstadt, Germany. He has 20 years of industrial experience. He is currently president for the global operating business unit of Propulsion & Controls of Bombardier Transportation.