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Airbus chief gambles on giving managers their wings

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier is seen during an interview with Reuters in London, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Simon Newman

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier is seen during an interview with Reuters in London, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Simon Newman

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier is seen during an interview with Reuters in London, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Simon Newman
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Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier speaks during an interview with Reuters in London in this December 3, 2012 file photograph. Bregier is waging a quiet revolution at the world's biggest planemaker, Airbus, gambling that he can achieve spectacular profit growth by letting his managers manage. REUTERS/Simon Newman/Files

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier speaks during an interview with Reuters in London in this December 3, 2012 file photograph. Bregier is waging a quiet revolution at the world's biggest planemaker, Airbus, gambling that he can achieve spectacular profit...more

Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier speaks during an interview with Reuters in London in this December 3, 2012 file photograph. Bregier is waging a quiet revolution at the world's biggest planemaker, Airbus, gambling that he can achieve spectacular profit growth by letting his managers manage. REUTERS/Simon Newman/Files
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