Guillaume Faury selected to become new Airbus CEO in 2019

Guillaume Faury in front of the Airbus A220. Photo: © Airbus

Airbus’ board of directors has selected Guillaume Faury as a future Chief Executive Officer for the European multinational company. Faury currently serves as President for Airbus Commercial Aircraft. He will succeed Tom Enders as CEO of Airbus SE.

This decision to make Faury the next Chief Execute will be implemented at Airbus’ Annual General Meeting on April 10, 2019.

“I am honoured to have been selected by the Board to lead this extraordinary company.”
– Guillaume Faury, currently President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft

The 50 year old Frenchman was CEO of Airbus Helicopters since May 2013 and became President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft in February 2018. Before working in leading positions at Airbus, he served important roles for Peugeot SA and Eurocopter (which is now Airbus Helicopters).

“Guillaume is an excellent choice. He has gained broad industrial and aeronautic experience over many years and in many roles both inside and outside Airbus.”
– Tom Enders, current CEO of Airbus SE