Sabena technics announces the appointment of Fabian Ballet as the new SVP Head of Sales Civil & International Defense solutions.

As of today, Fabian Ballet is responsible for all civil aviation and international military & governmental sales for the Group’s branch in Bordeaux. He is also becoming part of the branch’s Executive committee.

With 25 years of experience in the aviation industry business, Ballet has held a number of high-ranking positions, including Head of supply-chain for Safran Helicopters Engines (formerly known as Turboméca) and Deputy Director of the French Airforce’s maintenance facility in Bordeaux (AIA).

He also held numerous technical and commercial management positions in France and abroad, within the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) and in the aviation industry.

He holds degrees in Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique and Supaéro.

“Fabian Ballet has been working with us since 2016, with his excellent record in the industry and his commitment to customer service, I am confident that he will provide excellent strategic leadership,” said Philippe Rochet, Group’s Chief Operating Officer.