On February 1st 2014, Aurelien Blanc, previously head of Turbomeca Asia Pacific (TAP) Front Office, took over as the company’s Managing Director.
In 2009, Aurélien Blanc (37), a business graduate from INSEAD, joined TAP having spent several years at Airbus Helicopters as Commercial Director for South-East Asia.
He is now in charge of executive management for TAP which supports 170 customers in Korea, Taiwan, South-East Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced 70,000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,500 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 16 sites, 30 Certified Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul
Centers, and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.