Boeing has appointed Antoine Balas as Director
of Corporate Communications for France. He will be responsible for
developing the company's communications strategies and engaging
with key stakeholders in the French market.
Balas, 39, has a 15-year career
in corporate communications. From 1996 to 2004, he held various
European positions within Honeywell International, including
Communications Manager for the Aerospace organization in Europe.
In 2004, he joined the French automotive supplier Valeo as Group
Internal Communications Manager. In his last position at Valeo, he
led Corporate Communications and Media Relations. He holds a
degree in International Trade and a degree in Communications and
Public Relations from ISERP.
“France is a major customer and a strong partner
for Boeing. Our industrial partnerships in France have been
bolstered with the launch of the 787 Dreamliner,” said Yves Galland, president of Boeing France.
“We are very pleased to
welcome Antoine, who will work closely with the international
teams to enhance the company's reputation and help to grow our
business in the country.”
Since the opening of its
Paris office in 2003, under the leadership of Yves alland, Boeing
has significantly increased its partnerships with French
suppliers, creating the “Boeing French Team”. In France, more than
100 suppliers collaborate on Boeing programs.
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