Vice President Administration and Finance
Graduated from HEC Paris in 1990, Patrick Thomas began his career in Audit within Arthur Andersen. In 1995, he joined the retail sector and held several financial management positions in the Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR) and Galeries-Lafayette groups.
Patrick joined the Safran Group in 2003 and has since held several Finance positions in various business groups and entities within Safran, located in France or in the USA: Labinal* in 2003, Teuchos** in 2004, Labinal* North America from 2005 to 2008, Snecma*** from 2008 to 2011 then from 2014 to 2016, Morpho**** from 2012 to 2014.
In his latest assignment, Patrick was since 2016, Vice President, Finance & Controlling at Safran Electronics & Defense.
Patrick was appointed Safran Nacelles' Vice President for Administration and Finance in March 2021.
* Today Safran Electrical & Power
** Today Safran Engineering Services
*** Today Safran Aircraft Engines
**** Today IDEMIA