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Fabrice Brégier
Group Independent Director, Member of the Innovation, Technology & Climate committee

Fabrice Brégier

Group Independent Director, Member of the Innovation, Technology & Climate committee

Expertise and experience

Born in 1961, Fabrice Brégier, a French national, is a graduate engineer of École Polytechnique (1980) and École des Mines de Paris.

He began his career at the DRIRE Alsace (French Ministry of Industry and Trade), before being appointed Sub-Director of Economic, International and Financial Affairs at the French Ministry of Agriculture (French General Directorate for Food) in 1989.

After serving as an advisor to several French ministers from 1989 to 1993, Fabrice Brégier was appointed Chairman of Franco-German joint ventures at Matra Défense, Director of Stand-Off Activities at Matra BAe Dynamics (MBD) and then Chief Executive Officer of MBD/MBDA.

Fabrice Brégier has 20 years’ experience in the aerospace and defense industries. He has spent a large part of his career with the Airbus group. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eurocopter from 2003 to 2005, before joining the Executive Committee of Airbus in 2005. He was then successively Chief Operating Officer of Airbus from 2006 to 2012, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Airbus from 2012 to 2017 and, lastly, Chairman of Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer of Airbus from 2017 to 2018.

Fabrice Brégier has been Chairman of Palantir Technologies France, a leading Big Data company, since October 2018.

Current offices

Non-Group

  • Director and member of the Strategic Committee, the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Crisis Management Committee of SCOR (listed company) (France)
  •  Director and member of the Appointments, Compensation and Governance of Engie (listed company) (France)
  • Chief Executive Officer of FB Consulting SAS (France)
  • Director of KK Wind Solutions (Denmark)
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