Bruno Even has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters and member of the Airbus Executive Committee, effective 1 April 2018.
He joined the company from Safran, where he has held various management positions at Helicopter Engines and Electronic & Defence businesses. Since 2015, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Safran Helicopter Engines (ex-Turbomeca). Prior to that position, he was CEO of Safran Electronics & Defence (ex-Sagem).
Bruno Even began his professional career in 1992 at the French Ministry of Defence where he was in charge of the space component’s development for the Helios II satellite.
In 1997, he transferred to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to become technical advisor for the Director of Strategic Affairs, Security and Disarmament. He moved to the private sector and joined Safran in 1999.
A married father of three boys, Bruno Even is a graduate of the École Polytechnique.