Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Space Systems
Airbus Defense & Space
Stéphane joined Astrium now re-named Airbus Defense & Space in 1998. He has been holding various senior leadership positions in industrial operations, project management and sales for the Defence & Space business. He started his career in the UK, then in France on Telecommunications satellites projects. In 2005 he initiated a cooperation with Indian Space Agency (ISRO) and moved to Bangalore (India) to lead the first joint project. From 2009 to 2018, he was based in various countries in Asia heading sales for Telecom Satellites then Airbus Defence & Space overall portfolio covering Space Systems, Military Aircraft and Services. In October 2018 he returned to Toulouse as Vice President Sales for Commercial Satellites Business. On 1st November 2020, he was appointed Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing Space Systems addressing Institutional, Defence, Governmental Export and Commercial businesses.