Airbus has promoted Rémi Maillard as President for India and Managing Director of South Asia, effective September 01, 2020. He will report directly to Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International of Airbus. Rémi, currently Head of Airbus Services, succeed Anand Stanley who has moved to Singapore as President, Airbus Asia-Pacific.
In his new role, Rémi will lead Airbus’ business in South Asia. He will be responsible for commercial aircraft sales and business development, and he will manage Airbus’ regional footprint, which includes engineering, innovation, customer support and services as well as training. He will also help progress Airbus’ top defence and helicopters campaigns and boost the company’s ‘Make in India’ programmes.
As Head of Services, Rémi has been responsible for growing the Airbus commercial aircraft Services business and overseeing maintenance, upgrades, flight hour services, and training operations with a focus on creating value for customers and enhancing their operational performance.
“Rémi has rich experience in the Airbus organisation and is the right person to take on the lead of the company in India and South Asia – a region that is both a key growth market as well as a resource base for us. His skills and personality will contribute to further consolidate Airbus’ strong position in the region,” said Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer, Airbus, and Head of Airbus International. “I warmly thank Anand for strengthening the local footprint of Airbus here and look forward to continuing working with him in his new role in the Asia Pacific region,” said Scherer.