February 5, 2015
François Bastin named new CFM Executive Vice President
CFM International reported that François Bastin has been named the company’s newest executive vice president. As part of the CFM Executive Team, Mr. Bastin is responsible for overseeing programs carried out by CFM International and, along with his counterpart at GE Aviation, Allen Paxson, serves as the primary interface between Snecma (Safran) and GE. Within the Snecma organization, he has also been appointed CFM programs director. Cédric Goubet, who had served as CFM executive vice president since October 2011, has been appointed executive vice president of the Commercial Engines division for Snecma (Safran).