Safran Helicopter Engines has made two senior management appointments. Florent Chauvancy has been appointed to EVP of OEM sales, succeeding Maxime Faribault who is retiring. Giuseppe Curci is appointed EVP of finance and administration. He succeeds Pierre-Jean Flores who has been appointed to another position within the group.
In 2009, Florent joined Safran Helicopter Engines as VP for the Ardiden 1. In 2011, he was appointed executive director and board member of the Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Ltd. joint venture. He played a major role in the acquisition of the Rolls-Royce shares in the RTM322 program. Following this transfer, in October 2013, Florent was appointed VP for heavy helicopter engine programs at Safran Helicopter Engines to oversee all activities related to the RTM322 and new Aneto range.
Faribault joined Safran Aircraft Engines in 2003 to manage the application of new international financial standards and their implications for financial communications.
In 2006, he joined Safran Electronics & Defense's financial direction to manage the accounting teams and management control systems, integrating them within group financial processes. He was also involved in the internal reorganization of several divisions within the company. He took responsibility for Safran Helicopter Engines' financial direction in 2011 as financial controller.