Airbus has appointed Rémi Maillard as president of Airbus India and managing director of the South Asia region effective 1 September. Maillard, currently Head of Airbus Services, will succeed Anand Stanley who will move to Singapore as president, Airbus Asia-Pacific. Both report directly to Christian Scherer, chief commercial officer and head of International of Airbus.
In his new role, Maillard will lead Airbus’ business in South Asia. He will be responsible for commercial aircraft sales and business development, and he will manage Airbus’ regional footprint, which includes engineering, innovation, customer support and services as well as training. He will also help progress Airbus’ top defence and helicopters campaigns and boost the company’s ‘Make in India’ programmes.
As head of services, Maillard has been responsible for growing the Airbus commercial aircraft Services business and overseeing maintenance, upgrades, flight hour services, and training operations with a focus on creating value for customers and enhancing their operational performance.