Arnaud de Bussac is appointed Vice President Strategy of Safran Nacelles
Le Havre, France, June 11, 2018
Arnaud de Bussac has joined the Executive Committee and reports directly to Cédric Goubet, CEO of Safran Nacelles. He is responsible for supervising strategic thinking and the related action plan, in order to enhance the company’s positioning in its core market.
Arnaud de Bussac, aged 51, is a graduate of Ecole Centrale Paris and also has a Master of Science degree. He joined Snecma* in 1991 as a mechanical engineer. In 1994, he was appointed head of foundry materials & processes. Three years later, he became coordinator of the foundry competence centre and then foundry line manager in 2001. In 2004, he was named general manager of the foundry unit dedicated to the production and development of turbine airfoils.
He joined Safran Nacelles in 2010 as Vice President Procurement & Partnership and member of the Safran Nacelles Executive Committee. In early 2016, he was appointed Vice President Purchasing.
* Now Safran Aircraft Engines
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017 Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles, with over 20,800 devices in service, and over 125,000 flight hours per day. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.
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