Jean-Brice Dumont

Head of Air Power
Airbus Defence and Space

Jean-Brice Dumont has been the head of Air Power since 1 January 2024. He was previously head of Military Air System from 1 July 2021.

With over two decades of industry experience, he was appointed Executive Vice President Engineering at Airbus in April 2019 and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. He joined Airbus Commercial Aircraft in this role in January 2018, after six successful years at Airbus Helicopters, as Executive Vice President, Engineering and Chief Technical Officer. 

Beyond his leadership of Air Power, Jean-Brice strongly promotes diversity, teamwork and core human values such as humility and respect.

Jean-Brice Dumont joined Eurocopter, the predecessor company to Airbus Helicopters, in February 2004. There, he worked as an Engineer and Development Project Manager for the NH90 programme, prior to becoming the NH90 Chief Engineer and NH Industries’ Technical Director from 2008 to 2012.

A licensed French Army Aviation pilot, Dumont started his career with the country’s DGA military procurement agency in 1996, where he worked on the Tiger and Super Puma rotorcraft programs before ultimately being appointed the organisation’s Chief Test Director for the Tiger helicopter in 2002.

Jean-Brice Dumont is a graduate of France’s École Polytechnique and of the ISAE Aerospace Institute.

Jean-Brice Dumont