Airbus has appointed Antoine Bouvier, 59, as
Head of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs,
effective 1 June 2019.
Antoine (pictured) will report to Guillaume Faury, CEO of
At MBDA, Antoine Bouvier will be succeeded as
CEO by Eric Béranger, 56, who has held a number of leadership
positions in Airbus Defence and Space. His appointment will also
become effective 1 June 2019.
MBDA, one of Europe’s leading missile systems
houses, is a joint venture between Airbus
(37.5%), BAE Systems PLC (37.5%) and Leonardo S.p.A. (25%).
“Today’s senior leadership announcements are
further important elements to shape the company’s next chapter,”
said Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus. “Antoine Bouvier has
demonstrated his leadership at the helm of MBDA since 2007, firmly
establishing it as Europe’s premier missile company. Antoine
brings a rich experience in the Aerospace and Defence sector as
well as a strategic vision in an international environment. With Eric Béranger
we have a renowned industry leader joining the MBDA Board of
Directors to succeed Antoine. Eric is taking over as CEO of MBDA
and I wish him all the success for this new professional