CEO & COO

Vincent Mascré, CEO, holds a master’s in economic sciences (1980) and is a graduate from the Ecole Centrale de Paris engineering school (1980) and the Insead business school (2002). He joined the Group in 1981 as advanced projects engineer with Snecma. After holding several positions in production and management control, he was named deputy director of purchasing. He was then appointed general manager of the Gennevilliers plant in 2002, becoming head of Snecma’s rotating parts center of industrial excellence in 2006. He held this position until 2008, when he joined Aircelle (Safran) as Executive Vice President. He was named Chairman and CEO of Aircelle in 2009 then CEO of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty in 2013.

Gilles Bouctot, is COO and EVP of the Landing Gear and Systems Integration Division. He is a graduate engineer from the Ecole Centrale of Paris, and began his career at Snecma in 1983, where he held successively various financial control and production management positions. He joined Aircelle (formerly Hurel-Dubois) in 1999 as Industrial Director prior to his appointment as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer in 2000. In 2004, Gilles Bouctot was appointed Chairman and CEO of Messier Services International. He joined the Safran group headquarters in 2008 as deputy to the Executive Vice-President of the Aircraft Equipment branch, in charge of strategy and operations. In 2010, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer for Messier-Dowty and CEO on January 10th, 2011.