Latecoere inside the committe and board of the GIFAS

Yannick Assouad, CEO du groupe Latecoere, entre au GIFAS

Yannick Assouad, CEO of Latecoere group, becomes a member of the Committee and the Board of the GIFAS (French aeronautics and space industries association). Her appointment took place during the General Assembly on 5 July 2018.

For Yannick Assouad, “the GIFAS is a key player in the French aerospace industry. I am proud to represent Latecoere and put our 100% aeronautical DNA in favor of the group’s actions. The issues of time-cost-quality are obviously priorities, but without conceding anything to the high level ambition that must prevail in our companies in terms of innovation.”

Eric Trappier (Dassault Aviation) was re-elected as President of the GIFAS. Guillaume Faury (Airbus) is 1st Vice President and Patrick Daher (Daher) is Commissioner-General at the International Aerospace and Aeronautics Shows. Here are the changes made to the composition of the GIFAS Committee and Board:

  • Vice President : Denis Hugelmann (FIVES MACHINING)
  • Treasurer, member of the Committee : Christophe Cador (SATYS)

New members of the Committee and Board :

  • Yannick Assouad (LATECOERE)

New members of the Board :

  • Marc Eliayan (ADF)
  • Frédéric Lescure (SOCOMORE)

The GIFAS is a professional federation which brings together 388 companies – from the main contractors and systems integrators to the SMEs – specializing in the study, development, realization, marketing and maintenance of all programs and Aeronautical and space products.


Long-time member of the association, Latecoere is a “tier 1” partner of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers (Airbus, Embraer, Dassault, Boeing and Bombardier) and operates in two business areas: Aerostructures and Interconnection Systems.

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