Christian Cornille, Cedric Gautier, Rafael Tentor Appointed to Airbus Group Leadership Roles

airbus logoThe Airbus Group has appointed three executives to leadership positions in the conglomerate’s helicopters and defense and space divisions, as well as the Aerolia subsidiary.

Christian Cornille will serve as executive vice president of industry for the Airbus Helicopters division and Cedric Gautier will succeed Cornille as CEO of Aerolia, Airbus announced Tuesday.

Rafael Tentor has been appointed manager of the A4000 program for Airbus Defense and Space

Tentor was most recently head of the light and medium aircraft program and multi-role transport and tanker program for Airbus Defense and Space.

The appointments take effect May 5.

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