Airbus on the verge of appointing its CFOs and Operations

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Airbus on the verge of appointing its CFOs and Operations
Airbus is expected to announce the names of its new chief financial officer and new operations manager this week, while Guillaume Faury, the future executive chairman of the European aircraft manufacturer, is working to strengthen his grip on the group, have we learned from sources close to the file. / Photo taken November 6, 2018 / REUTERS / Régis Duvignau
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PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus is expected to announce the names of its new chief financial officer and new operations manager this week, while Guillaume Faury, future executive chairman of the European aircraft manufacturer, is working to strengthen his grip on the group. we learned from sources close to the file.

The name of Germany's successor Harald Wilhelm as chief financial officer could be announced as early as Wednesday. Harald Wilhelm announced in May that he will step down next spring along with current Executive Chairman Tom Enders.

A new head of operations, also German, could also be appointed to replace Tom Williams, current deputy general manager of the powerful commercial aviation business, the main Airbus, said sources.

Airbus refused to speak on the subject.

(Tim Hepher, Bertrand Boucey for the French service, edited by Marc Angrand)

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