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 in 2011, 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 from 2005-2009. In this role, Alber
significantly contributed to the growth of Rockwell Collins military business in
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.