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Blueberry Aviation has expanded its commercial presence in the Middle East with the appointment of former Airbus Helicopters head of sales Philippe Minot as commercial director Middle East.
Philippe Minot has over 32 years of total aerospace industry experience. Philippe recently left Airbus Helicopters where he was head of sales – Middle-East for 15 years, covering civilian and military products. He previously held sales and management positions at Dassault Electronique and Thales.
Blueberry Aviation has long considered the Middle East as a key market. With Minot now reinforcing Blueberry Aviation’s presence in the region, Blueberry Aviation is in a position to better offer remarketing and sourcing solutions suited to Middle Eastern customers, while benefitting from Blueberry Aviation’s global network and access to worldwide assets.
“We are delighted to welcome Philippe on board. I have known Philippe for many years and I am convinced he is the right person to help us tackle the Middle Eastern market which we consider to be a key target for us. Philippe has a broad understanding of regional specificities and his extensive experience and network in the Middle Eastern aerospace industry is perfectly suited to the task” says Francois Gautier, CEO of Blueberry Aviation.” I have full confidence that Philippe will play a pivotal role in achieving our goals for this strategic market”.