Chief Executive Officer, Schoen Aerospace Trading & Consulting
Since 1992, Walter Schoen has been CEO of Schoen Aerospace Trading & Consulting GmbH, a company that has been in operation since 1951. His main operating areas are engaged in Security and Defense and Industrial Cooperation. As CEO, he acts as consultant to many firms including Finmeccanica of Italy, Rheinmetall AG of Switzerland and Iveco of Italy.
Born and raised in Vienna, he is the son of KR Dkfm. Dr. Walter Schoen and Dr. h.c. Gertrude Schoen. He is fluent in German, English, Italian and French. In 1982, Walter Schoen graduated from the University of Vienna for his Studies of Law and received his Doctorate.
Upon graduating, he served in the Court of Commerce in Vienna for one year before working at UBS and the Oerlikon-Contraves Company in Switzerland. In 1984, he became the Personal Assistant of KR Dkfm. Dr. Walter Schoen at the company Walter Schoen Grosshandel, where he remained until achieving his current position as CEO of Schoen Aerospace.
Schoen is member to several prestigious organizations including the Federal Committee for Foreign Trade in the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, the Board of the Italian Chamber of Commerce, the UCCA (Union of the Consular Corps in Austria), as well as the Webster Private University Vienna Advisory Board. He is also Vice President of the Austrian-Italian Association and Honorary Consul of Saint Vincent & the Grenadines in Austria.