Takes over from Anne Brachet, who became EVP AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance in early December.
Paris, Amstelveen, 14 December 2016 - Géry Mortreux has been appointed Executive Vice President of Air France Industries, effective 1 January 2017, taking over from Anne Brachet, who was appointed as Executive Vice President AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance in early December.
Commenting on his appointment, Géry Mortreux said: "I am delighted and proud to be returning to my old friend AFI after spending a large part of my career there. The mission awaiting me is full of thrilling challenges. In these demanding times for many airlines, and in a fast-growing MRO market, I will concentrate on boosting the performance and competitiveness of Air France Industries to enhance the operational excellence of Air France, the AIR FRANCE KLM group, and AFI KLM E&M client airlines."
An alumnus of ENSMA, the National School of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering in Poitiers, with an Executive MBA from top business school HEC Paris, Géry Mortreux, 50, started out at Air Inter in 1989, where he occupied a number of positions in the maintenance sphere. In 1996, he joined Air France as 737/727 Engineering Manager, later becoming 747/767 Production Manager. In 2001, he became A320 Fleet Manager, and subsequently (2005) Supply Chain Director, followed by his appointment as VP Components Industrial Operations in 2006. In 2007, he moved to Sabena Technics in Brussels as EVP Engineering and Maintenance, Civil Aircraft, before his appointment as Technical Director of Corsair International in 2008, and subsequently as Chief Operating Officer and Accountable Manager in 2011.