Tuesday, July 13, 2021
CEO & General Manager
Safran Landing Systems
Young professionals in the Greater Cincinnati region are invited to attend the EACC Young Professionals Executive Insights event on July 13 featuring Philippe Garnier, CEO & General Manager, Safran Landing Systems.
Philippe is the CEO of the Safran Landing Systems Kentucky (previously known as A-Carb and Messier-Bugatti USA) in Walton, Kentucky. He is also the Vice President of the Carbon production plant. He began his career with Messier-Bugatti as Quality Engineer in the Montrouge France facility in 1987. He has served in the areas of Quality, Engineering, and Supply Chain management in both France and the United States. He joined A-Carb (now SLS KY USA) in March 2001 as Quality Manager, then Vice President of the Wheels & Brakes facility in June 2008, then Vice President of the Carbon facility in July 2014. He became CEO of the site (Wheels and Brakes facility and Carbon Facility) in January 2015.
About Safran Landing Systems
Safran Landing Systems is a world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of its products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Safran Landing Systems is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 31,200 aircraft making over 73,000 landings every day. The company employs more than 7,800 staff working in locations across Europe, North America, and Asia.
Locally, Safran Landing Systems' plant is located in Walton, Kentucky. The state-of-the-art production complex started operations in December 1999 and has had four major expansions since.
About the Executive Insights Series:
The Executive Insight Series offers exclusive events where young professionals have the opportunity to connect with top-level global business executives in the Greater Cincinnati region. Attendees have the opportunity to hear the featured executive share his or her career journey, while also discussing professional development, career success, and what it means to be a future global leader. Each event also includes a question and answer session.
Who are the EACC Young Professionals?
The Young Professionals of the EACC are dynamic, internationally-minded 21-35 year old individuals, who connect with European business and culture through a series of social and professional development events.