Antoine Bouvier has been appointed Head of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs Airbus, effective 1 June 2019.
Antoine Bouvier joins Airbus from MBDA where he had been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since June 2007.
From January 2002 to June 2007, he was CEO of Astrium Satellites (now part of Airbus Defence and Space).
Previously, he was Executive Vice-President in charge of the Commercial Helicopter Division of Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters).
In 1990, Antoine Bouvier joined Aérospatiale as Assistant to the Director of the company’s Civil Aircraft Division. In 1991, he became Director of the Division’s Department of Strategic Analysis.
From 1992 until 1994, he was Secretary General and Industrial Director of ATR GIE. From 1994 until 1998, he was Vice-President Operations of ATR, going on to become President of ATR GIE between 1998 and 2001.
Antoine Bouvier started his career as an auditor at the Cour des Comptes. He graduated from the École Polytechnique (1981-1984) and of the École Nationale d’Administration (1984 -1986).