Mr. Jean-Marc Nasr, has been appointed as Airbus Executive Vice President Space Systems within the Airbus Defence and Space division. Nasr 57, will assume his new duties on June 1, 2019. He succeeds 51 years old Mr. Nicolas Chamussy, whose next assignment is subject to further notice. A statement from the company said that in his new role, Nasr will also be Member of the Airbus Defence and Space’ Executive Committee and report to Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space.
The official statement from Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space reads, “We are at an exciting moment in time for Space Systems with respect to a highly competitive landscape and our changing industrial set-up. Jean-Marc Nasr is one of our most experienced executives in the division and with his extensive industrial expertise, accumulated over many years in our company, I trust he will take our programme line to the next level. I thank Nicolas Chamussy for his leadership at the helm of Space Systems. With his tireless efforts, he has laid the foundation since 2016 for our continued leadership vis-a-vis our international peers and has driven agility in our industrial processes at Space Systems. I am grateful that we can retain his expertise in the company.”
Presently, Jean-Marc Nasr serves as Head of Region Asia Pacific for Airbus and Airbus Defence and Space. Johan Pelissier, 41, currently Head of South East Asia within Airbus Defence and Space, will succeed Jean-Marc Nasr in his current function and will be acting Head of Region Asia Pacific for Airbus Defence and Space from June1, 2019 as well.