Yves Barillé has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters' Vice President of Corporate Communications.
As of March 2015, Yves Barillé will report to CEO Guillaume Faury and manage all internal and external communication activities for Airbus Helicopters.
Yves Barillé has held the position since March 2008 of Group Communications Director at MBDA, a world leader in the missile and missile systems sector.
After obtaining a master’s degree in Communications, Yves Barillé, 48, began his career at the Headquarters of Aerospatiale in 1991, before joining Internal Communications at Aerospatiale Airbus in Toulouse in 1992. He then joined Matra BAe Dynamics in 2000, preparing the integration of the companies which came together to form MBDA in 2001.
Prior to his Director role, he was MBDA’s Group Head of Internal Communications and Deputy Communications Director.
As Airbus Helicopters’ new Vice President of Corporate Communications, he succeeds Cécile Vion-Lanctuit, who is pursuing another professional opportunity.
Airbus Group and Safran have announced the creation of their new Joint Venture named Airbus Safran Launchers. With an initial workforce of around 450, starting operations on 1 January 2015, Airbus Safran Launchers will maintain the outstanding level of quality and reliability of Ariane 5, while working on a new family of state-of-the-art space launchers to foster Europes leading role in the space industry
Airbus will deliver 15 military multi-role helicopter, the EC645 T2 (LUH SOF) to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) by 2015 year end. Airbus announced today that the helicopter has successfully completed its first flight
Airbus DS announced last week that it has won $3 billion contract by the French Ministry of Defence to supply 12 A330 Multi-Roles refueling and transport (MRTT) new generation air-to-air refuelling aircraft for the French Air Force. The first delivery is foreseen for 2018, followed by the second in 2019, and then at a rate of one or two per year
Airbus Defense and Space announced today that its Optronics business unit has signed a 13 million Euro ($16.2 million) contract with the Indian Ministry of Defense for the delivery of a periscope maintenance facility in Delhi
Thales and Airbus will partner for the Australian Army and Navys joint Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) program, the companies stated Monday. HATS will utilize some 15 EC135 T2+ helicopters, along with EC135 Full Flight Simulators (FFS) and a new flight deck equipped sea-going training vessel
Airbus Helicopters has upgraded the AS365 Dauphin rotorcraft full-flight simulator to provide training in both day and night search and rescue (SAR) operations. The upgrade was made by Airbus Helicopters Southeast Asia at its Seletar Aerospace Park facility, by adding a CMA9000 flight management system into the AS365 motion-based flight simulator
Airbus Helicopters announced today that it has delivered the 2nd Super Puma AS332 C1e helicopter to the Bolivian Air Force (FAB). At the end of 2013, the FAB purchased six of these light-medium helicopters to fight drug trafficking and perform civil security and public service missions throughout the country
The French Armys Tiger combat helicopter fleet expanded yesterday with Airbus Helicopters delivery of the first two attack helicopters in the HAD Block 2 version, following its qualification by the French General Directorate for Armament on November 21. These two Tigers will join those already in service for the military, which have proven their capabilities during operational deployments in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Somalia, Libya and Mali
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