Airbus SE (AIR.PA)
20 Mar 2018
PARIS The board of Airbus will nominate a new CEO at the end of the year, the European aerospace company said on Tuesday as it pledged to implement an independent selection process.
* Frenchman Guillaume Faury seen as leading internal candidate
LONDON The battle for British engineering company GKN intensified on Monday, with both Melrose and Dana sweetening their proposals before a March 29 takeover deadline.
PARIS Airbus plans to install Google's G Suite collaboration and productivity software for all 130,000 employees, according to a staff memo seen by Reuters.
PARIS, March 15 Airbus plans to install Google's G Suite collaboration and productivity software for all 130,000 employees, according to a staff memo seen by Reuters.
LONDON GKN gained an ally in its campaign to fend off a hostile takeover bid from Melrose on Thursday when customer Airbus said it could not guarantee new work to an owner with a short-term perspective.
* Bidder Melrose says takes long-term approach to investment (Adds context, additional Melrose comments)
* NOTES RECENT COMMENTS FROM TOM WILLIAMS, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF AIRBUS COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)
LONDON, March 15 European planemaker Airbus said it would find it "practically impossible" to give new work to GKN under a short-term ownership model, comments likely to support the British engineering group's attempts to fend off a hostile bid from Melrose.
* SPIRE GLOBAL AND AIRBUS PARTNER TO DELIVER GLOBAL AIRCRAFT SURVEILLANCE DATA