Appointment at Turbomeca (Safran)

Bordes, 1st July 2013

As from 1st July, Chantal Grésillion has been appointed VP, Continuous Improvement.

Chantal Grésillion (55 years old), a graduate of ENSMA (Graduate School for Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering), began her career in 1982 with Dassault Aviation within their Structures Stress Office. From 1986 to 1990, she worked for the Design Office at Turbomeca as a Mechanical Analysis Engineer. She then became Project Engineering Manager, remaining in this position until 2000. Between 2000 and 2003, she was Manager of the Investigation sub-department, and was then appointed to Head of the Materials, Processes and Investigations department. In parallel to this role, Chantal also performed the role of Director of laboratories for the Safran network. In 2008, she became Head of the Combustion Industrial Competence Center. Chantal Grésillon has been Manager for Progress Initiatives since November 2011.

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Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced 70,000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,500 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 30 Certified Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.

For more information: and

Turbomeca (Safran)
Press Contacts

Bettina FREY
VP, Communications
Tel +33(0)5 59 90 96 23

Chantal REISS
External Communications Manager
Tél +33 (0)5 59 90 96 40

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