Born in Germany, Siegfried Genz had always been an engineering enthusiast. He has consolidated this interest and knowledge in completing an aircraft engineering degree in Munich. His specialist skills landed him to work for Dornier GmbH, aircraft manufacturing company and producers of high-performance military aircraft.

His ability to navigate through adversities has led him to Nigeria bringing with him expertise and knowledge in leading the team of Dornier serving the Nigerian Air Force. He continued to serve Nigeria as an entrepreneur and as an investor in founding AIEP.

As the President of Afrimex Liechtenstein he was best placed in term of support for the Nigerian operation. He continues to ensure the development and growth of DANA as the president of DASI (Dornier Aerospace International) Innsbruck Austria. For many Years he served as Chairman DANA and currently serves as member of DANA’s Board of Directors.