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Appointments to the general management of Safran Landing Systems

Human resources

Vélizy, France, March 31th 2021,

Safran Landing Systems has announced a number of appointments to its management team from April 1st:
- Christophe Gueret is appointed Industrial, Competitiveness, Information systems and Transformation Executive VP,
- Patrick Joyez is appointed Technical Executive VP.

Christophe Gueret

Christophe Gueret began his career in 1989 at Snecma1 as Office Designer and then, in charge of the production cost controling in 1994. In 1998, he became Assembly Line Manager on the CFM56 manufacturing program. In 2005, Christophe is appointed Head of Programs in interface with Airframers and he is also responsible of the propulsion systems integration along certification to entry into service. In 2012, he became Commercial Engines Quality Director. In 2015, he is appointed Commercial Engines Production VP.

Christophe GUERET, 54, is a graduate from INSA Lyon (1989).

Patrick Joyez

Patrick Joyez started his career in 1995 within the Rocket Engines Division of Snecma1 successively acting as Project Design Engineer and then Engineering Team Leader for space composites products. In 2001, he joined the Engineering Direction as Head of the Military HP turbines Mechanical Design Unit and subsequently of the In-Service engines Turbine Design Department. In 2005, Patrick became Deputy VP Quality. In 2008, he came back to the Engineering Direction as Chief Engineer of CFM56 engines and then Director of the Propulsion System Integration. In 2014, he is appointed Chief Engineer for the three LEAP engine models and for the Silvercrest engine in 2018.

Patrick JOYEZ, 49, is a graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris (1994).


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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,800 aircraft.

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