Alain Berger named Vice President Marketing, Sales, Support & Services at Hispano-Suiza
Alain Berger was named Vice President Marketing, Sales, Support & Services at Hispano-Suiza (Safran group) on June 1. He replaces Jamil Dirani, who has moved to Messier-Dowty.
Alain Berger, 44, graduated from the Polytech engineering school at the University of Clermont-Ferrand, with a major in electrical engineering. He started his career in 1991 as sales-engineer with LMB, now a subsidiary of Honeywell Aerospace. In 1995 he was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing at this company, subsequently being named Deputy Director in 1998. He joined the Safran group in 2000 as Vice President for Sales, Support and Services at Toulouse-based Technofan, where he took an active role in business development and performance enhancement of customer support activities.
Alain Berger joined Hispano-Suiza in September 2007 as head of the sales department. He contributed to the company's selection by Rolls-Royce in 2008 for the power transmission system on the Trent XWB engine for the Airbus A350 XWB, as well as business development for new electrical products within the scope of the Safran Power division, created in 2009.