Mr Yann BARBAUX, Senior Vice President of Airbus, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors & President of IAS during the IAS board meeting.

Nominated on October the 18th, he is succeeding Mr Frédéric POCHET-REYNES, IAS President from April 2018.

Mr Barbaux began his carreer in 1982 at the Aerospatiale and is promoted Senior Vice President Airbus in 2006. From 2017, he becomes also President of the Toulouse Aerospace Valley Cluster. Also former President of the Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris Saclay, from 2009 to 2011; he graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris, as well as University Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie.