Marignane, 12 July 2019 – Airbus Helicopters is implementing a new Executive Committee on 1 September 2019 with the goal of simplifying and strengthening cross-function collaboration within the company.
“The simplification of our organisation aims at being leaner, improving our efficiency and developing collaboration within the company. To achieve this, we have regrouped certain functions into single organisations such as Programs, Quality and Aviation Safety, and Operations. Bringing Strategy as well as the DTO and Company Transformation functions to the Executive Committee is essential in preparing the future of our business” said Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters. “I am confident that this new team will continue to boost our performance and bring value to our customers” he added.
The changes to be made to the Airbus Helicopters Executive Committee are:
Alain Flourens, currently Executive Vice-President Industry, will be nominated Executive Vice-President Operations, covering Industry and Procurement.
Wolfgang Schoder, currently Executive Vice-President Light Helicopters and Governmental Programs, will be nominated Executive Vice-President Strategy and remain General Manager of Airbus Helicopters Germany and the representative for German authorities.
Matthieu Louvot, currently Executive Vice-President Customer Support & Services, will be nominated Executive Vice-President Airbus Helicopters Programs, taking over the Light Helicopters and Governmental Programs from Wolfgang Schoder as of 1 September 2019. He will then lead the new unified Airbus Helicopters Programs organization as of 1 January 2020.
Christoph Zammert, currently Head of Program Support, will become Executive Vice-President Customer Support & Services and become a member of the Airbus Helicopters Executive Committee.
Mathilde Royer, currently Head of Global Set-up Optimization Project, will be nominated as Digital Transformation Officer & Head of Company Transformation and become a member of the Airbus Helicopters Executive Committee.
Bernhard Weigl, currently Head of Aviation Safety and Quality, will become a member of the Airbus Helicopters Executive Committee.