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Ex-Airbus official joins Embraer as head of Europe and Central Asia

Marie-Louise Philippe has been appointed vice president sales and marketing, and head of region for Europe and Central Asia at Embraer Commercial Aviation.
photo_camera Marie-Louise Philippe

Marie-Louise Philippe has been appointed vice president sales and marketing, and head of region for Europe and Central Asia at Embraer Commercial Aviation.

Philippe joins Embraer from Airbus, bringing 21 years of expertise forged in European and Asia Pacific markets.

Philippe will also support Embraer’s sustainability roadmap in the region, and will be based in Amsterdam reporting to Martyn Holmes, the chief commercial officer of Embraer Commercial Aviation.

Philippe has had a rich international career, being previously based in France, Singapore and Hong Kong, and has had wide-ranging commercial leadership roles at Airbus in procurement and customer affairs, and a strong sales record with customers in Europe and Asia.

Most recently, Philippe successfully led services and aircraft sales teams in South-East Asia, where she was also spearheading M&A, industrial cooperation projects, and serving on the steering board of a training centre.

Holmes said: “I’m delighted to welcome Marie-Louise to Embraer, she comes with an exceptional track record and reputation.

“Europe and Central Asia is a critical region for Embraer, where we have a strong history of building partnerships with some of the world’s most successful airlines.

“I know Marie-Louise will be a huge success in this role and will keep growing the business and supporting our customers.

“In addition, Marie-Louise’s personal engagement in driving sustainability in aviation and promoting diversity and inclusion, is a key component in our leadership values at Embraer.”

Philippe is the founder and president of the Women in Aviation Chapter Singapore which promotes and drives diversity and inclusion in the aerospace sector.

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