Antoine Bouvier

Chief Executive Officer

Antoine BouvierAntoine Bouvier was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MBDA on  June 11th 2007. Between January 2002 and before joining MBDA, he was CEO of ASTRIUM Satellites (now AIRBUS Defence and Space). Previously, he was Executive Vice-President in charge of the Commercial Helicopter Division of Eurocopter (now AIRBUS Helicopters).

In 1990, Antoine Bouvier joined Aerospatiale as Assistant to the Director of the company’s Civil Aircraft Division. In 1991, he became Director of the Division’s Department of Strategic Analysis. From 1992 until 1994, he was Secretary General and Industrial Director of ATR GIE. From 1994 until 1998, he was Vice-President Operations of ATR, going on to become President of ATR GIE between 1998 and 2001.

Antoine Bouvier started his career as an auditor at the Cour des Comptes.

He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique (1981/1984) and of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (1984-1986).