Messier-Bugatti-Dowty appoints Vincent Caro Executive Vice President, Programs, Landing Gear and Systems Integration Division

Vélizy, July 4, 2013

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) has appointed Vincent Caro as Executive Vice President, Programs, for the Landing Gear and Systems Integration Division. He will also be in charge of program coordination across the various divisions. Vincent Caro replaces Hélène Moreau-Leroy, who has taken over new responsibilities within the Group.

Vincent Caro, 43, is a graduate of France's ESTACA engineering school and holds a Master's degree from ESSEC business school and an Executive MBA from HEC. He began his career as an organizational consultant before joining Labinal (Safran) in 1996 where he occupied various purchasing functions within the automotive field. He was appointed Vice President, Purchasing of Labinal in 2001, then General Manager of the Matis Aerospace joint-venture (Boeing-Labinal-Royal Air Maroc) in 2005 before joining Snecma (Safran) as Vice President, Purchasing in 2008.

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Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran), is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 23,000 aircraft making over 35,000 landings every day. The company employs 6,800 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.

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