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Jean-Brice Dumont has been named within the Eurocopter Group as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Head of Engineering. In this function, he will be reporting directly to Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling and will be a member of the Eurocopter Executive Committee.
Mr Dumont succeeds Jean-Michel Billig, Eurocopter Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Head of Engineering, who will leave the company mid-year.
After having begun his career in the French Ministry of Defense (DGA) holding several positions in the Tiger program, Jean-Brice Dumont, who is 40, has joined Eurocopter as Offer Manager and Development Project Manager for the NH90. He was then the NH90 Chief Engineer and NHI Technical Director and more recently the Head of the EC225 program.
Jean-Brice Dumont is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique Engineering School and of the National School of Aeronautic and Space (ENSAE).
Established in 1992, the Franco-German-Spanish Eurocopter Group is a division of EADS, a world leader in aerospace and defense-related services. The Eurocopter Group employs approximately 20,000 people. In 2011, Eurocopter confirmed its position as the world’s number one helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 5.4 billion Euros, orders for 457 new helicopters and a 43 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. Overall, the Group’s helicopters account for 33 percent of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Eurocopter’s strong international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries. Eurocopter’s worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents supports some 2,900 customers. There are currently more than 11,300 Eurocopter helicopters in service in 149 countries. Eurocopter offers the most comprehensive civil and military helicopter range in the world and is fully committed to safety as the most important aspect of its business.
More information: www.eurocopter.com