- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Safran Group, France
1970, graduate, Ecole Polytechnique; 1975, graduate, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace. 1984, joined Snecma as Head, Materials and Processes research programmes; managed Snecma, CFM International and Safran; since July 2007, Chief Executive Officer, Safran group; since April 2011, concurrently, Chairman. Chairman, GIFAS, the French aerospace industry association. Member of the Board of Directors, French scientific research agency CNRS.