Anand E Stanley to succeed Bausset as President of Airbus India
August 17, 2018: Anand E Stanley, a veteran leader in the global aerospace and defence industry is to succeed Pierre de Bausset as president and managing director of Airbus India. The appointment takes effect from October 1, 2018. Anand brings with him rich experience in the field of sales, P&L management, M&A aftermarket and manufacturing. His rich experience will be an asset in driving the indigenisation process in the Aerospace and Defence industries.
Anand will pursue the consolidation of Airbus businesses in India with a view to further reinforcing the position of the group for long-term success and growth in India.
“I am delighted to see Anand taking Airbus India’s leadership, building on the solid legacy left by Pierre de Bausset, relying on a robust team to drive the company on its next phase of growth,” said Patrick de Castelbajac, Airbus executive vice president strategy & international. “Anand will successfully leverage the large fleet of our products flying in India, our support and services capability, the quality of our engineering team and the deep links that have been forged with local aerospace and defence industrial partners.
“I thank Pierre for his contribution over the past three years in implementing a new, better coordinated organizational structure in India, and meaningful engagement with the local stakeholders. His efforts have positioned Airbus as a robust partner in India’s industrial journey.”
Anand started his career in aerospace at Pratt & Whitney and has since then held several important positions in UTC and Lockheed Martin and The Linde Group before joining Airbus.