Mrs. Brachet is taking over from Franck Terner, who took extended duties as President, AIR FRANCE KLM Engineering & Maintenance.
Paris, Amstelveen, 19 July 2013 - Following changes in the organization of the AIR FRANCE KLM Holding Company, Anne Brachet is taking over from Franck Terner as President of Air France Industries (AFI).
With a diploma in Engineering, a post-graduate diploma in Business Management, and another in Management Studies, Anne Brachet began her career as Quality Manager at Delpeyrat, the French regional gourmet specialties group. She then moved to Servair, an Air France group subsidiary specialized in catering and airport ground services, where between 1994 and 1998 she was successively Head of Operations and Head of Sales, Overseas Airlines. She subsequently worked for Orgaconseil as a Senior Manager in the Industry and Services sector, returning once more to work for the AIR FRANCE Group in 2000. After heading up the Aircraft supply chain until May 2004, she was subsequently appointed to run the Le Bourget Maintenance Centre, where she was mostly involved with Through Life support for the French Air Force's fleet of AWACS surveillance aircraft, and with Special Fleets, and Aerostructures maintenance.
In June 2005, Anne Brachet was appointed Head of the Air France Industries Engine Overhaul Division and has helped oversee major industrial development projects such as the integration of new generation products (GE90 and GP7200) and the construction of new maintenance facilities, including the Constellation engine shop at Orly, and Zephyr, the new engine test cell, at Roissy-CDG.
In December 2012, she was appointed SVP Engineering and Airframe for AFI.