Paris, 6th April 2021 – Following her appointment, Helene Moreau-Leroy stated: "In a context of far-reaching changes in the Automotive and Aerospace markets, we are committed, together with the Hutchinson teams, to meet the technological challenges and contribute actively to develop responsible & sustainable mobility. "
After graduating from the INSA grande école in Lyon and obtaining an MBA in international business from the University of New England in Australia, Helene Moreau-Leroy began her career as Design Office Manager and then International Production and Purchasing Manager at the major industrial groups Thomson and Alstom.
She joined Safran's Purchasing Department in 2003, before moving to its subsidiary Safran Landing Systems, the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems, first as Head of Supply Chain Development in emerging countries, then Director of the Airbus and European Programs Business Unit and finally Program Director.
In 2013, she joined Safran's Executive Committee as Chief Executive Officer of Safran Transmission Systems, a division specialized in the design and manufacture of power transmissions for the aerospace and space industries, and in 2018 she oversaw the integration of Zodiac Aerospace on its acquisition by the Group.
Helene Moreau-Leroy is also Lead Director of the Board of Directors of Arkema and a Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor.