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Jean-Michel Hillion, Group Senior VP - Strategy at Safran group

Jean-Michel Hillion

Safran Landing Systems, Executive Vice President, Wheels & Brakes Division

Expertise and experience

Jean-Michel Hillion started his career in 1988 as head of production for Elecma, Snecma’s* Electronics Division. He then created the commercial aircraft FADEC repair shop when the A320 entered service. In 1998, Jean-Michel Hillion took part in the creation of Snecma Control Systems and was in charge of Business Development. In 2001, he joined Messier-Bugatti** as Programs Director for the Hydraulics, Brake Control and Monitoring Divisions. In 2005, he became Director of the Systems Division. In 2008, he joined Sagem Défense et Sécurité*** to create and manage the Safran Electronics Division. In 2013, he was appointed Vice-President, Boeing Programs for the Group, based at Seattle, and in 2020, Groupe Vice-President, Engineering. Since January 2021, Jean-Michel held the position of Group Vice-President Strategy and Climate.

Jean-Michel Hillion is graduated from Ecole Supérieure d’Electronique Ouest electronics engineering school (1986) and holds an MBA from IAE in Paris (1991).

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