Vice President Sales and Marketing
Graduated from French University of Nantes (1982), François joined the Group in 1996 in Labinal*. After 10 years stationed in the United States, including 4 with Labinal, in 2000 he joined GE Aircraft Systems in Toulouse (France).
For both these companies, he performed a succession of roles in marketing, business development, and held key regional accounts responsibilities.
He represents the Nacelle business unit (MRAS) on behalf of GE in Europe and to Airbus for the CF6 engine nacelle.
In 2005, he was appointed Sales Director for the Large Nacelles Business Unit in Aircelle**, then held the role of Vice-President for the company's OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Equipment Sales department when it was created in June 2008.
In 2015, Safran Nacelles' Sales Division expanded to encompass Sales to Airlines.
* Today Safran Electrical & Power
** Today Safran Nacelles