Snecma (Safran group) names Stéphane Legrand Vice President for Human Resources

Courcouronnes, November 18, 2011

Stéphane Legrand has been named Vice President, Human Resources at Snecma. He replaces Bruno Pasini, who will move to another job in the Safran group.

Stéphane Legrand, 47, holds a master's degree in economic sciences and business management from the University of Le Mans (France), and a doctorate in advanced human resources management from the Paris business administration school.

After starting his career with Framatome, Stéphane Legrand joined Sagem (now part of Safran group) in 1995, where he successively held human resources management positions in the automobile, mobile phone and defense & security divisions. In 2001 he was named deputy director of human resources at Sagem. He moved to Safran in 2005 as deputy director of human resources for the Group, in charge of recruitment and national and international mobility. In 2006, Stéphane Legrand was named Vice President, Human Resources at Labinal (Safran group). From 2008 until this latest appointment, he held the same position at Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran group).


Snecma (Safran group) is one of the world's leading manufacturers of aircraft and space engines, with a wide range of propulsion systems on offer. The company designs and builds commercial aircraft engines - including the CFM56* world leader - that are powerful, reliable, economical and environmentally friendly, along with military aircraft engines that have always delivered world-class performance. Snecma also develops and produces propulsion systems and equipment for launch vehicles and satellites. EngineLife®, a new brand for Snecma's service business, offers a complete range of engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to airlines, armed forces and operators.

*CFM56 engines are produced and marketed by CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Snecma.

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