Philippe Beny has been appointed Turbomeca Supply Chain - Purchases and Information Systems Vice President Print E-mail

Bordes, October 1, 2009

Philippe Beny has been appointed Turbomeca Supply Chain - Purchases and Information Systems Vice President

As from October 1, 2009, Philippe Beny is appointed Turbomeca Supply Chain - Purchases and Information Systems Vice President. He succeeds Pierre-Yves Morvan, who was appointed Deputy managing director of Microturbo on August 1, 2009.

Philippe Beny, a graduate from INSEAD and an "Ingénieur des Arts et Métiers”, started working for the Group in 1981. After various positions within the European Propulsion Company in the programs, technical, quality and production sectors, Philippe Beny was appointed Deputy Production Director for Snecma in 2001. He was appointed Structures CEI (Industrial Excellence Center) Vice President in 2006 and, in 2008, took on the responsibility of the Chambers and Casings CEI, regrouping the Structures and Chambers CEIs.

About Turbomeca
Turbomeca
(Safran group) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced over 50 000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. With 2,350 customers in over 155 countries, Turbomeca provides a proximity service thanks to its 15 sites, 26 TurboSupport Centers, 24 repair centers and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.

For more information, please visit our Web sites: www.turbomeca.com and www.safran-group.com.