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Bernard Barussaud

Safran Helicopter Engines, Executive Vice-President Operations

Expertise and experience

Bernard Barussaud joined the Snecma (Today Safran Aircraft Engines) engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled various management roles within the manufacturing department -- manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing -- before in 2002 being appointed Head of Management Control at the Corbeil plant. Later he served as Head of Services Cost Estimates Department at Snecma Services (Today Safran Aircraft Engines). In 2011 he was appointed Director of the Snecma Manufacturing Excellence Center for compressor blades.

From 2016 to 2019, Bernard has served as EVP Manufacturing at Safran Transmissions Systems. He was appointed Safran Helicopter Engines Executive Vice-President Operations in May 2019.

Bernard Barussaud is a graduate of Polytech Orléans (1990).

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