Posted on: 01 February 2011 by Ross McSweeny
Jean-Paul Ebanga has assumed the role of president and chief executive officer of CFM International, moving from the position of chairman and CEO of PowerJet which he had held since 2007.
Ebanga replaces Eric Bachelet, who had served as CFM president and CEO since September 2005. Bachelet has accepted the position of Safran executive vice-president of research and technology.
Ebanga joined Snecma in 1988 after leaving Royal Philips. His assignments at Snecma have included leadership positions in electronics, systems and aircraft engine. In 2001, he was named vice-president and general manager of Snecma Control Systems. He was subsequently appointed vice-president of Snecma’s Commercial Engine Division.