President Airbus Middle East
Habib has been the President of Airbus Middle East since June 2006. Airbus Middle East is one of the five subsidiaries Airbus has established worldwide (United States, China, Japan, India and Middle East).
With over 30 years of aviation experience – almost 25 of them at Airbus – Habib is an industry veteran in his field and has played a major role in developing and expanding the region's aviation industry.
He began his professional career in 1976 with Tunis Air, where he held various positions over a period of ten years. In May 1986 he joined Airbus as sales director for North Africa, becoming Middle East sales vice-president two years later.
In July 1999, Habib was promoted to deputy senior vice-president for business development then to senior vice-president in July 2000. In June 2001, he was appointed CEO of TASC.
Habib has also recently taken charge of Airbus Corporate Jets within Airbus.
Habib Fekih was born in Mezdour, Tunisia, in April 1952. After graduating from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in Paris, he obtained a degree in Avionics from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de L’Aeronautique et de L’Espace in Toulouse.