Guy Joannes appointed President & CEO for Eurocopter Canada Limited
Guy Joannes has been appointed to the position of President and CEO of Eurocopter Canada Limited in October 2009.
Guy graduated with an Aerospace Engineering Degree from ESTACA, Paris in 1978 and with a Management Degree from ICG, Paris in 1990.
Guy has an impressive track record in the rotorcraft industry where he has held key senior positions in major companies including Turbomeca. He has been with Eurocopter for many years and has gained a considerable experience serving as the CEO of two Eurocopter subsidiaries, in Australia over six years and in South Africa over three years. Most recently Guy was in charge of business development of Eurocopter's activities in India.
Guy joined Eurocopter in 1991 in the Customer Service Directorate, has built strong relationships with customers and is always focused on assisting clients with their day to day activities, a practice he plans to continue.
"I am very pleased to take on this new role and to working closely with the Canadian operators," said Guy Joannes. "The helicopter industry is currently facing many challenges; I look forward to heading up Eurocopter Canada and developing the business in this great country together with the operators".
Joannes succeeds Marie-Agnès Vève who has taken on a new role within the Eurocopter group.
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