Emerson named president, CEO of Airbus Helicopters
April 14, 2015 By Aviation Today
April 14, 2015, Grand Prairie, Tx. - Airbus Group has announced that Chris Emerson, a veteran Airbus Group executive, has been appointed President and Chief Executive of Airbus Helicopters Inc. effective June 1. Emerson will also serve as head of Airbus Helicopters North America Region, which includes oversight of both the U.S. subsidiary and Airbus Helicopters Canada.
In his new roles, Emerson will replace Marc Paganini, who has
accepted a new assignment with Airbus Group as head of Special Projects.
Paganini has headed Airbus Helicopters Inc., the Grand Prairie,
Texas-based subsidiary of Airbus Group Inc., since January 2003.
Emerson is currently Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing with
Airbus in Toulouse, France, and heads a team of 200 analysts who provide
data demonstrating the value that Airbus' aircraft bring to the
marketplace. Previously, he was Head of Airbus Future Programs &
Product Strategy, where he was responsible for producing the Airbus
Global Market Forecast and setting policy direction for current and
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