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Trapp appointed new president/CEO of Eurocopter Canada

mr-romainJune 27, 2013, Fort Erie – The Eurocopter Canada Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Romain Trapp as the new Eurocopter Canada President & CEO. Romain joins Eurocopter Canada, headquartered in Fort Erie, Ontario from Grand Prairie, Texas, following a 5 year term as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for American Eurocopter.


June 27, 2013
By Eurocopter

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June 27, 2013, Fort Erie – The Eurocopter Canada Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Romain Trapp as the new Eurocopter Canada President & CEO. Romain joins Eurocopter Canada, headquartered in Fort Erie, Ontario from Grand Prairie, Texas, following a 5 year term as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer for American Eurocopter.

“I am pleased to join Eurocopter Canada and to begin working diligently with and in support of the Canadian operators,” said Romain Trapp. ”The helicopter industry is continually evolving and I look forward to leading Eurocopter Canada and developing all aspects of the business to meet the needs of our customers”.

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Incoming Eurocopter Canada President & CEO poised for future with Canadian subsidiary
 
Photo Credit: Vitek Zawada


Romain has had an impressive career within the EADS Group where he has gained invaluable industry knowledge across all sectors of the aviation business, most recently at American Eurocopter with commercial and governmental operators as an Executive Vice President. His recent appointment as President and CEO of Eurocopter Canada is a tribute to his success and will be in effect from July 1st, 2013.

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Romain's career in aviation began at Airbus in Toulouse, France, where he held several key positions for the division one of which was as the Business Systems Controller for the successful A380 Program. His next promotion was as Corporate Controller of the Airbus division at EADS Headquarters in Munich, Germany. In 2005 Romain joined EADS International in the Corporate Marketing organization of EADS, as the Head of Administration and Controlling, in Paris, France. He started his professional career with the French Defense Procurement Agency DGA.

Romain a recent graduate of the Stanford Executive Program attended l'Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan (France) and graduated with a Diploma in Economics and Business Management. He also obtained a Masters in Finance and Econometrics from l'University Paris Sorbonne.

Romain's predecessor Guy Joannes has been at the helm of the Canadian subsidiary for close to four years. Guy Joannes will be leaving to take on a new opportunity for the Eurocopter group in France.

For more information please visit the website: www.eurocopter.com


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