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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Airbus Appoints Yann Barbaux as CIO

Airbus has appointed Yann Barbaux as its new Chief Innovation Officer, a role in which the former EADS Vice President will encourage new ideas from all areas of the company and report directly to Airbus President and CEO Fabrice Bregier.

The company said Barbaux will lead an “agile network of innovators throughout Airbus.”

“This new network will instill and spread a more open innovation mindset across Airbus also taking on board the numerous ideas generated outside. I am convinced that this will enable us to respond to and anticipate future trends quicker for the overall benefit of our customers,” said Bregier.

Barbaux will begin the new role on May 1st. More

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