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Appointments to the general management of Safran Landing Systems

Human resources

Vélizy, France, September 28, 2020,

Safran Landing Systems has announced a number of appointments to its management team from September:

- Florence Minisclou has been appointed head of the Customer Directorate.

- Agnès Pronost-Gilles has been appointed Director of the Systems and Equipment division.

- Nicolas Potier has been appointed Director of the Wheels & Brakes division.


Florence Minisclou began her career in 1992 in the Aeronautics and Defense division at Sagem1, successively acting as system engineer, project manager and then program manager in charge of optronic systems for large account customers in the Defense sector in France and Europe. In 2003, she joined the Avionics Division, taking over responsibility for A380 customer support and services. In 2007, she became head of the Airbus key account, and then in 2010 she took over leadership of the aircraft key account sales department and developed avionic sales in the commercial, regional and business aircraft markets. In September 2015, she was appointed Sales & Marketing Senior VP of the Avionics Division.

Florence Minisclou, 51, is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure d’Optique (1992).


Agnès Pronost-Gilles started her career in 1991 in the Technical Management of Hispano Suiza2, where she was responsible for managing central production. She joined the joint venture strategic management of Snecma3 in 2003, and in 2006 became Deputy of the engine maintenance shop. In 2008, she was appointed forge manager at the Gennevilliers site before joining Messier-Bugatti-Dowty4 in 2012 as Production Deputy Director with responsibility for programs and the Supply Chain in the Landing Gear and Integration Division. In 2016, Agnès Pronost-Gilles joined the Wheels and Brakes division as Program Director.

Agnès Pronost-Gilles, 55, is a graduate of ESTACA (1989).


Nicolas Potier started his career in 2007 at the French Ministry of Economy and Industry, in the General Directorate for Enterprises, and then the Regulatory Authority for Electronic and Postal Communications. In 2010 he entered the French Prime Minister’s cabinet as industrial policy advisor. In 2012, he joined Snecma3 as Industrial Deputy Director, and in 2013 he became Director of large engine programs in the civil engine division. In 2016, he was appointed Director of service contracts until moving in 2019 to Safran Landing Systems as Director of the Systems and Equipment Division.

Nicolas Potier, 38, is a graduate of the Polytechnique (2001) and the Ecole des Mines in Paris (2004).


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