Dassault Aviation: Gilles Gautier new vice president
Over the last 20 years, Mr. Gautier has held a variety of sales positions with Dassault Aviation, and has sold over 150 Falcon aircraft.
Most recently, he served as the deputy Vice President of sales.
In his new position, he will lead the sales team in charge of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, including sales offices in Moscow, Dubai and New Delhi.
Mr. Gautier started his aviation career at Snecma, the French aviation engines manufacturer, where he was a financial officer within the Credit and Treasury Department.
There, he was involved in sales financing and contract administration for civilian and military sales.
In 1989, Mr. Gautier joined Dassault Aviation in Paris, as sales director for China. He was also responsible for sales in Northern Europe, Benelux, Switzerland and West Africa, and was appointed deputy Vice President of sales in 2003.
Mr. Gautier graduated from Paris-Assas University, in France and holds a Masters Degree in Law and a Masters Degree in Civilizations and Oriental languages (Chinese) from La Sorbonne-French University. ■