Cédric Halé is appointed as Safran Nacelles’ Human Resources Director
Le Havre, France, September 19, 2017 – Cédric Halé has been appointed Safran Nacelles' Human Resources Director. A member of the company's Executive Committee and directly answering to Safran Nacelles CEO Jean-Paul Alary, he will supervise all human resources activities relating to Safran Nacelles and its sites.
Halé started his career in human resources development at Safran Nacelles in 2001, when the company was known as Hurel-Dubois. In 2003, during the Hurel-Dubois integration process, he joined its Burnley site (UK) and contributed towards the harmonization of human resources practices within this operation. On his return to the company's Le Havre site in 2004, he held several line positions in recruitment and social relations.
In 2007, he joined Safran Aircraft Engines as the Human Resources Manager at Vernon, France, and then as Site Director at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities.
From July 2011, he held the Human Resources Director position at FAMAT (Fabrications Mécaniques de l'Atlantique), a 50/50 joint venture between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE.
Halé, 40 years old, holds a Master of Human Resources from the University of Rouen, France, received in 2001.
Safran is a leading international high-technology group with three core businesses: Aerospace, Defence and Security (ongoing divestiture of Security business). Operating worldwide, the Group has 66,500 employees (Security included) and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016 (excluding Security). Safran is listed on Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index, as well as the Euro Stoxx 50 European index.
Safran Nacelles is number two in the world for aircraft nacelles, with over 18,400 devices in service, and over 110,000 flight hours per day. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.