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December 2 - 3, 2020

International Business Convention
for the Aerospace Industry

Aeromart Toulouse 2016
2 - 3 décembre 2020

ATR



Biographical Notes
Vincent de Brunier



Vincent de BRUNIER joins ATR in 2011 as Supply Chain Continuous Improvement Manager and he is in charge of transforming the ATR supply chain to fit with the ATR production ramp-up.

In the 2000's, he has accumulated a large experience in the aeronautic supply chain management of class C items, at PATTONAIR and WESCO AIRCRAFT. He has implementing solutions to externalise class C item management at major OEMS.

AIRBUS


Biographical Notes
Jens Gralfs
Vice President Assembly and Innovation


 
 
Jens Gralfs, Airbus vice president, was appointed in January 2013 Architect for the Overall Physical Design. He is in charge of all Research & Technology activities in this field, managing the transnational activities for system structure and cabin. His team develops solutions for new aircraft programs as well as new ideas for all running programs in Airbus. 
 
Before taking over this role, he was in charge of manufacturing engineering for all assembly and installation processes in Airbus for 5 years, leading the transnational manufacturing engineering team for all assembly/installation activities at Airbus, covering all ten assembly plants across Europe. 
 
Jens Gralfs began his professional career in 1992 in Airbus as project leader for automation systems. After several positions he became R&D Manager for the Airbus plant Stade, where he was in charge of coordinating all R&D activities (mainly Carbon Fiber Composite techniques). In 2001 Jens Gralfs became Head of New Technologies/New Programmes. In this role he was responsible to guarantee the technological innovation of composites products and their suitability in terms of technical solutions. Furthermore he defined the strategy for new product manufacturing and assembly processes, tooling concepts and technological solutions; being applied in the development and realisation for the A380/ A400M/ A350.
 

AIRBUS


Biographical Notes
Olivier Cauquil


Olivier Cauquil, 50, is Senior Vice-President Procurement, Strategy and Business Operations, of Airbus, based in Toulouse France. As such, he is responsible for the definition of the overall Airbus’ buy strategy and for the monitoring of its implementation across all Airbus programmes.

After having held various positions in the field of information system management he joined procurement in the late 90’s.

He has accumulated an extensive practice of the procurement business thanks to the positions he previously held as Avionics procurement Director and then VP Equipment and Systems procurement.

AGUSTA WESTLAND


Biographical Notes
Garry Perks



Garry Perks took on a new role as AgustaWestland Head of Procurement Marketing reporting directly to the SVP Procurement & Supply Chain in June 2011 after previously being Head of Direct Procurement for AgustaWestland UK and holding a number of other senior Procurement & Supply Chain positions over his 28 year career in the Aerospace business. In his current role, Garry heads a team that is responsible for researching global supply market capabilities and trends, analysing market intelligence and presenting options and recommendations that will meet AgustaWestland’s short medium and long term needs regarding cost of ownership, security of supply, Offset and innovative technologies. He has extensive international supply chain experience and has recently returned to the UK following a successful assignment in AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation.

AEROSPACE VALLEY


Biographical Notes
Agnès Paillard
Chairman


 

 

Agnès Paillard was elected president of the innovation competitiveness cluster AEROSPACE VALLEY in September 2011. As member of the research directorate of EADS Group she is in charge for the implementation of collaborative R&D projects addressing inter-subsidiary topics (Airbus, Astrium and Eurocopter).

In her previous position she was Deputy General Director at the Regional Council of Aquitaine Region in charge of the economic development, research and technology transfer where she totally revisited regulation interventions in order to provide significant financial resources to support businesses and research.

Before that she was head of Serma Technologies company, which is a spin-off enterprise of the IBM  laboratory for component characterization where she was in charge of the strategy, external acquisitions and business development. During this period she had initiated a business Evaluation Center of the Safety of Information Technology which today is one of the three French CESTI centers.

Graduated from ESPCI school, she began her professional career as a methods engineer at the department for electronic components at IBM Corbeil Essonnes facility, followed by a position where she was in charge of the qualification of the components suppliers.