Olivier Savin has been appointed as Safran Nacelles´ Vice President – Customer Support & Services, heading the company´s global network for airlines and aircraft operators utilizing its product line of Safran jet engine nacelles, the company said.
He replaces Philippe Couteaux, who has assumed new responsibilities elsewhere in the Safran group.
Savin has been a member of the Safran group since 1992, holding multiple management assignments for engine programs at CFM International, as well as several other group subsidiaries in the areas of maintenance, repair, spares, and after-sales service.
Safran is an international high-technology group with three core businesses: aerospace (propulsion and equipment), defence, and security. Operating worldwide, the group has 70,000 employees and generated sales of EUR 17.4bn in 2015.
Safran Nacelles is a supplier of aircraft engine nacelles, with more than 17,000 in service, logging over 100,000 flight-hours per day. It supplies nacelles and components for all segments of the aviation market, from business and regional jets to mainline commercial jets.