Airbus Group announces key management appointments

Airbus Group has made three key management changes at its Airbus Helicopters and Airbus Defence and Space Divisions as well as its Aerolia subsidiary.

Effective 5 May, current Aerolia CEO Christian Cornille will be appointed Executive Vice President – Industry of Airbus Helicopters. In this role, he will be in charge of raising the industrial model of Airbus Helicopters to a new standard. For the last five years, Christian Cornille has been leading Aerolia, a subsidiary of Airbus Group, and will be replaced there by Cédric Gautier  – former head of the A400M programme. This role will now be taken by Rafael Tentor.