Ben Bridge is the Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales for Airbus Defence and Space and a member of the Division’s Executive Committee.
He previously held the position of Executive Vice President Global Business for Airbus Helicopters.
Prior to joining Airbus, Ben 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. He 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, Ben served as an officer in Britain’s Royal Navy where he qualified as a helicopter pilot 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.