Ben Bridge joined Airbus Helicopters in March 2016 bringing a long experience of international sales and marketing with him.
Bridge worked for 17 years at BAE Systems where he acted as Regional Managing Director for Europe & the Americas, and previously as Managing Director for the Middle East & Africa. Bridge also served as International Sales Director for BAE's Security & Intelligence Division, where he accumulated broad experience in global business management.
Prior to BAE Systems, Bridge served as an officer in Britain’s Royal Navy where he qualified as a helicopter pilot on the Gazelle and as an Arabic linguist. He served in the British Embassies in Kuwait and Cairo as Assistant Defence Attaché and also with the UK MOD Defence Export Services Organisation.