People: Safran SA (SAF.PA)
18 Apr 2019
Mr. Philippe Petitcolin has been Chief Executive Officer and Director at SAFRAN S.A. since August 1, 2015. He began his career in 1978 as an export manager for Europrim before becoming an export area manager for Filotex, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Alstom. In 1982 he was appointed Aviation Sales Director for Chester Cable in the United States before returning to Filotex in 1984 as Export Director. In 1988, he joined Labinal as Deputy Sales Director before being appointed Sales and Marketing Director of the company’s Aeronautical Systems Division and subsequently its Managing Director in 1995. Between 1999 and 2001, he was General Manager of Labinal's Filtrauto Division, also serving as General Manager of the friction materials business after the division was bought by Valeo. In May 2001, he was named Chief Executive Officer of Labinal (now Safran Electrical & Power), before being appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in November 2004. He was then appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Snecma (now Safran Aircraft Engines) in 2006. Between 2011 and 2013, he served as President of Safran's Defense and Security businesses and then Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Safran Electronics & Defense. From July 2013 to December 2014, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Safran Identity & Security and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Safran Electronics & Defense. He subsequently served as Chairman of Safran Identity & Security from December 2014 to July 2015. On April 23, 2015, he became a Board member of the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD). In July 2015, he was appointed Vice-Chairman of GIFAS and in September 2015, he was appointed as a Director of Belcan Corporation. He holds a degree in mathematics and is a graduate of the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires (CPA) business school.
|Total Annual Compensation, EUR||1,388,620|
|Restricted Stock Awards, EUR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, EUR||--|
|All Other, EUR||154,747|
|Fiscal Year Total, EUR||1,543,370|