Dumont named as Eurocopter CTO


Jean-Brice Dumont will take over as chief technical officer and head of engineering at the Eurocopter Group in the middle of year

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Dumont has been named within the Eurocopter Group as chief technical officer
and head of engineering.

Dumont will report directly
to Eurocopter chief executive Lutz Bertling and will be a member of the Eurocopter
executive committee.

Dumont succeeds Jean-Michel Billig, Eurocopter chief
technical officer and head of engineering, who is leaving the company.

After having begun his
career in the French Ministry of Defense (DGA) holding several positions in the
Tiger programme, Dumont joined Eurocopter as
offer manager and development project manager for the NH90. He was then the
NH90 chief engineer and NHI technical director and more recently the head of
the EC225 programme.

Dumont is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique
Engineering School
and of the National School of Aeronautic and Space (ENSAE).