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Stéphane Salvignol, EVP, Operations

Stéphane Salvignol

Safran Helicopter Engines, Executive Vice-President, Operations

Expertise and experience

Stéphane Salvignol joined Safran in 1996, as a manufacturing engineer at Safran Power Units. He joined Safran Helicopter Engines in 2002, as Industrial Manager at the South African subsidiary. In 2004, he became Quality Manager for new engine integration at the Bordes site, before being promoted to Quality Director for Safran Helicopter Engines USA in 2008.

In 2010, he joined Safran Landing Systems, as General Manager Montreal, before being appointed Operations Director at the Bidos site (France), in 2013. He became Manufacturing Vice-President of the Landing Gear division in 2018. 

In March 2021, he joins EDF as Industrial Quality Director.

He was appointed Executive Vice-President, Operations of Safran Helicopter Engines in January 2024.


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