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Karine Stamens is appointed Safran Corporate Secretary

Human resources

Paris, November 4, 2021

Effective January 1st, 2022, Karine Stamens is appointed Corporate Secretary and Executive Committee member. She also chairs the Group Ethics and Compliance Committee. Karine Stamens succeeds Céleste Thomasson who has chosen to give a new direction to her career outside Safran. The Group thanks warmly Celeste Thomasson for her contribution during the 19 years within Safran. She will accompany the transition phase until the end of the year.

Karine Stamens started her career as a fiscal lawyer in J.D.P. Société d’Avocats (Andersen legal Group) and in Magellan (formerly Mazars & Associés) where she developed an expertise in business taxation. In August 2002, Karine joined Safran as tax expert for Messier-Services1 and Messier-Dowty1. In 2004, she became Tax Director of Snecma2 and its subsidiaries, and managed, since 2012, the tax department of the Propulsion pole. In April 2015, she joined the headquarters to become the Group Tax Director.

With a legal background, Karine Stamens, 46, is graduated with a “Business Law and Fiscal DESS” from Paris I – La Sorbonne (1999) and with a “Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocat” from EFB Paris (1999). She is also certified from the 16th promotion of the “Cycle des hautes études pour le développement économique” (CHEDE – 2019).

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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 76,000 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 undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

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