BLUEBERRY AVIATION expands its commercial presence in the Middle East with the appointment of former Airbus Helicopters Head of Sales Philippe MINOT as Commercial Director Middle East
Philippe Minot has over 32 years of total aerospace industry experience. Philippe recently left Airbus Helicopters where he was Head Of Sales – Middle-East for 15 years, covering Civilian and Military products. He previously held sales and management positions at DASSAULT Electronique and Thales.
Blueberry Aviation has long considered the Middle East as a key market. With Philippe now reinforcing Blueberry Aviation’s presence in the region, Blueberry Aviation is in a position to better offer remarketing and sourcing solutions suited to Middle Eastern customers, while benefitting from Blueberry Aviation’s global network and access to worldwide assets.
“We are delighted to welcome Philippe on board. I have known Philippe for many years and I am convinced he is the right person to help us tackle the Middle Eastern market which we consider to be a key target for us. Philippe has a broad understanding of regional specificities and his extensive experience and network in the Middle Eastern aerospace industry is perfectly suited to the task” says Francois Gautier, CEO of Blueberry Aviation.” I have full confidence that Philippe will play a pivotal role in achieving our goals for this strategic market”.
“I am very proud to join the Blueberry team” says Philippe Minot, “it allows me to continue to evolve in the world of aircraft among a dynamic and experienced team, with a wide portfolio of helicopters and aircraft that will allow us to offer the best solutions to our customers in the Gulf. My goal is to maintain a relationship of trust with our customers in the Middle East which started decades ago. Finally, I am happy to bring my Middle-East know-how gained through my past experience with manufacturers of great value, both in terms of their technological advance and their concern for machine safety, a vision shared with the management of Blueberry Aviation.
Philippe and Blueberry Aviation’s commercial team will be at the Dubai Airshow from the 14th to 18th November.