Safran appoints new executive vice president


Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Olivier Le Merrer as executive vice president of support and services.

Le Merrer succeeds Franck Saudo who has been appointed chief executive officer of Safran Transmissions Systems. Safran Photo

Le Merrer, 57, joined Safran Aircraft Engines in 1982, fulfilling various roles in engineering, program management, manufacturing operations, and business unit management.

In 2009, he joined Safran Landing Systems as executive vice president in charge of the wheels and brakes division. In 2015, he was appointed executive vice president of Safran Electronics & Defense, in charge of the Safran Electronics Division.

Since Jan. 1, 2017, Le Merrer has served as executive vice president of engineering of Safran Electronics & Defense.

Le Merrer is a graduate of École Centrale Paris.

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