PSA Peugeot Citroen has narrowed the search for a new supervisory board chairman to ex-Airbus Group NV Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois and former Nexans SA CEO Gerard Hauser, a person familiar with the matter said.
PSA Peugeot Citroen appointed Louis Gallois, former head of planemaker Airbus’s owner, as France’s board representative at Europe’s second-biggest carmaker following the government’s move to help the company’s bank unit.
Airbus SAS, the world’s biggest commercial planemaker, will continue to ramp up jetliner production “progressively” as orders climb, the head of parent company European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. said today.
European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. Chief Executive Officer Louis Gallois said suppliers are the “main bottleneck” toward lifting production, as its Airbus SAS unit pulls in record orders for single-aisle jets.
Louis Gallois, chief executive officer of European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co., wants European backing for “ambitious” industrial projects as part of a recovery from the global economic crisis, Le Monde reported, citing an interview with him.
European Aeronautic, Defence and Space Co. may name Airbus SAS Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders as its new head, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported today, citing an interview with EADS CEO Louis Gallois.