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Bertling reflects on early issues at Eurocopter

18th April 2013 - 15:25 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Marignane

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Both the Tiger and NH90 helicopter programmes were hindered in their early stages by a lack of transparency by Eurocopter, their departing CEO has admitted.

Speaking to reporters on 17 April, Lutz Bertling described an initial challenging period upon his appointment as CEO in 2006 in which he had to deal with delays to both of the high-profile military helicopter projects.

Bertling, who has resigned from Eurocopter to take up a position with Berlin-based Bombardier Transportation, said the management team in place before Fabrice Bregier was appointed as president in 2003 had failed to warn the French and German governments

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