Potier Named Vice President, Support & Services at Safran Aircraft Engines

Feb. 22, 2023
Safran Group
Nicolas Potier
Nicolas Potier

Nicolas Potier has been appointed vice president, Support & Services of Safran Aircraft Engines, and has become a member of the company’s Executive Committee. He replaces François Planaud, who is retiring.

Potier began his career in 2007 at the French Ministry of Economy, Industry and Employment. In 2010, he joined the French Prime Minister’s Office as advisor in charge of industrial policy.

He joined Safran Aircraft Engines in 2012, as director of Industrial Strategy, and then took responsibility for the Large Commercial Engine programs. In 2016, he was appointed director of Services Operations within the Support & Services Division.

In 2019, he joined Safran Landing Systems where he successively held the responsibility of executive vice president of the Systems and Equipment division and then of the Wheels & Brakes division. In his new position, Potier will bring his strong customer experience in the aerospace industry, as the company faces a significant ramp-up of support & services activities.