CEO of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, Vincent Mascré holds a master's in economic sciences (1980) and is a graduate from the Ecole Centrale de Paris engineering school (1980) and the Insead business school (2002). He joined the Group in 1981 as advanced projects engineer with Snecma. After holding several positions in production and management control, he was named deputy director of purchasing. He was then appointed general manager of the Gennevilliers plant in 2002, becoming head of Snecma's rotating parts center of industrial excellence in 2006. He held this position until 2008, when he joined Aircelle (Safran) as Executive Vice President. He was named Chairman and CEO of Aircelle in 2009 then CEO of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty in 2013.