Hans Büthker FRAeS (born October 1964) is a Dutch businessman, and the chief executive of GKN Aerospace, a main aircraft component manufacturer in Europe, turning over £3.6bn. GKN Aerospace has around 18,000 employees worldwide at 54 production sites in 14 countries; the parent company GKN has around 58,000 employees.
He gained a degree in Mechanical Engineering. From INSEAD he gained an MBA.
He joined GKN Aerospace in 2015, becoming chief executive in November 2017. Kevin Cummings, the previous chief executive, had been appointed to take over GKN itself in January 2018, but was replaced at GKN in November 2017 before he started his term.GKN Aerospace has a main presence in Papendrecht in South Holland, making landing gear and aerostructures, employing around 3,200 people. It also has main sites in the UK and Sweden.