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Naval Group appoints executive director for FSP

Naval Group appoints executive director for FSP
Jean-Michel Billig

The company charged with designing and building Australia’s 12 Future Submarines has appointed an executive director to work with the government on the $50 billion project.

Jean-Michel Billig has commenced his new role, after joining Naval Group in May this year as a special adviser.

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In his role as Naval Group’s executive director, Jean-Michel Billig will be responsible for working with the Commonwealth of Australia and Lockheed Martin Australia (the combat system integrator) in finalising all the contractual and industrial provisions that will underpin the success of the program.

Billig has had immense experience in executive roles, predominantly in the aerospace sector and is also a Commander n the French Naval Reserve.

From 2015 to 2017 he was CEO of Zodiac Seats and member of the executive committee of Zodiac Aerospace. Between 2012 and 2015, he was executive vice president engineering and quality at Renault Group (Renault, Dacia, Samsung) and was a member of the executive committee.

Prior to that, he spent most of his career in the EADS Group, now known as Airbus. From 2009 to 2012, he was responsible for the technical management of Eurocopter, which later became Airbus Helicopters, and was a member of the executive committee. In 2007, he was appointed director of systems engineering at Airbus. Previously, and over a period of five years, from 2003 to 2007, he was appointed director at Airbus Military on behalf of France for the European A400M multipurpose military transport aircraft program.

Meanwhile, Naval Group has said the teams working on the future submarine design studies have continued to settle into Cherbourg in the recently opened office.

 

 

 

Naval Group appoints executive director for FSP
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