Safran Nacelles names managing director of UK production facility

Safran Nacelles´ has appointed Victoria Foy as managing director of Safran Nacelles Ltd., a UK subsidiary located in Burnley, England, the company said.

Foy previously was Safran Nacelles Ltd.´s finance director, a position she held for the past four years. In her new role, she succeeds Chris Plumb, who is retiring.

The Burnley site manufacturers and assembles a variety of Nacelle components for Safran Nacelles, covering applications that range from business jets and regional passenger aircraft to single aisle and large widebody airliners. Its activity includes elements of the very large nacelle for Airbus´ A330neo (new engine option) jetliner, and the inner fixed structure (IFS) for Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Safran is an international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace (propulsion and equipment), defense and security. The company has 70,000 employees and generated sales of EUR17.4 billion euros in 2015.