Airbus has appointed Jean-Marc Nasr as its president Asia-Pacific, effective January 1.
Based in Singapore, he will be responsible for the European aeronautical giant’s overall strategy, industrial footprint and operations in the region, as well as for advancing the company’s “One Roof” policy to integrate its various business entities in key markets.
The area led by Nasr covers the whole Asia-Pacific region.
In addition, Nasr has concurrently been made head of regional sales Asia-Pacific, including China and India, for Airbus Defence and Space.
In this role, he will be responsible for sales of the company’s complete range of defence and space products in the area.
The French national was until the end of December head of regional sales for the Middle East, Africa, France and the UK for Airbus Defence and Space.
He joined the division, then EADS Defence and Security, in 2005 and has previously held key management positions leading the secure networks, integrated systems and cyber-security businesses.