Airbus Helicopters has appointed Laurence Petiard
as Head of External Communications.
In this new role, Laurence will be in charge of
coordinating Airbus Helicoptersí media relations, web, and social
Laurence has worked for the last five years in
the Airbus Helicopters media relations department, where she was
in charge of external communications for a variety of civil and
military helicopter programmes, while also acting as the main
contact for French media, amongst others.
She has been with the
company since 2005 in various project management roles, including
four and half years with the H160 programme team.
Franco-British citizen, Laurence holds an MA (Hons) in English
Literature from the University of Glasgow in Scotland with additional media relations certification from the Parisbased
school of Journalism (ESJ-Pro).
As Airbus Helicoptersí new Head
of External Communications, Laurence succeeds
who was appointed Head of External Communications for Airbus at
the end of 2019.