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Alfonsi brings strategic vision to Helibras
In a move that takes him from Indonesia to Brazil, former Airbus Helicopters CEO Jean-Luc Alfonsi has gone to Helibras to manage its business and services.
Helibras vice president of business and services Jean-Luc Alfonsi.

Brazilian helicopter manufacturer Helibras has appointed Jean-Luc Alfonsi as vice president of business and services. He replaces Dominique Andreani, who has become the new chief of staff for the CEO of Airbus Helicopters. Alfonsi has more than 20 years of experience in the Airbus group in corporate and subsidiary management, having worked in the development of new management programmes and sales and customer support areas.

“Jean-Luc has all the skills necessary to follow up on the great work that Helibras has been doing in Brazil,” says president of Helibras and head of country for Airbus in Brazil Richard Marelli. “His vast experience in various areas of Airbus and his strategic vision will make a valuable contribution to our team.”

Previously CEO of Airbus Helicopters in Indonesia, Alfonsi was challenged with heading the transformation project of the company, its 25 subsidiaries and 5,000 employees. Among his key contributions were the leadership of a task force to improve the group's market capturing, customer satisfaction and cost-cutting efficiency.

Alfonsi has a degree in international business management from the Marseille-Provence Graduate Business School and a master's degree in science, business intelligence and programme management from the Sophia-Antipolis Graduate Business School in France.

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