• Airbus Got New Sales Commander

    Airbus A330neo – Reuters / Regis Duvignau

    JAKARTA – Airbus appointed Eric Schulz as EVP, Chief of Sales, Marketing & Contracts for the commercial aircraft business Airbus replaces John Leahy who has been in charge of aircraft sales since 1994.

    Through a press release received by Bisnis.com on Thursday (14/12), Schulz will join Airbus in late January 2018 and will be responsible directly to Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders.

    Airbus Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders said he was very excited about Eric Schulz joining the company. According to Tom, Eric Schulz has extensive experience in the field of international aerospace. He also has a deep understanding of airline operations and aircraft engines. Understandably, Schulz previously worked in Rolls-Royce with the post of President – Civil Aerospace since January 2016.

    “He also has a trusted track record in building and leading organizations effectively in complex situations. This combination of skills and experience makes Eric the best choice to continue the role of John Leahy in the critical moments of our company’s growth, “said Tom Enders.

    Eric Schulz started his career in 1986 with Aerospatiale-Sogerma and since then he has assumed senior positions in company management such as UTA, Air France, AOM, Air Liberté-British Airways, Goodrich, EADS and Rolls-Royce.

    He holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Geneva Engineering School and majoring in Aeronautical Engineering from ESTA Engineering and Technology School Paris.

    The previous sales commander, John Leahy joined Airbus in 1985 after a career in Piper Aircraft, USA. John Leahy will end his career and enter retirement after 33 years of work.

    With more than 16,000 aircraft sold under its leadership, which accounts for more than 90% of aircraft ever sold by Airbus, John Leahy became the living legend of the world’s aviation history.

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    Sources: http://industri.bisnis.com/read/20171207/98/716289/airbus-punya-komandan-penjualan-baru
    Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

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