Chief Executive Officer
Cédric Goubet, 46, started as career as a senior civil servant in the French ministry of the interior, and the ministry of the economy, finance and industry, where he helped implement policies to develop industry investments. In 2004, he was appointed advisor to the French ministers of the interior and the economy. In May 2007, he was named chief of staff for French President Nicolas Sarkozy, a position he held until joining Safran in September 2010 as deputy to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Operations. He was named Vice President for CFM programs at Snecma (now Safran Aircraft Engines) and Executive Vice President of CFM International in 2011. In February 2015 he became Executive Vice President, Commercial Engine division at Safran Aircraft Engines.
Cédric Goubet holds a political science degree from Paris IEP (Institut d'Études Politiques, 1993) and a master's degree in international economics from Paris Dauphine University (1994). He also attended ENA (École Nationale d'Administration), the leading school for French senior civil servants (1998).