Valerie PatuelCEO of Safran Singapore & ASEAN Regional Delegate

Valérie PATUEL is a MBA graduate from Grenoble Ecole de Management (France). She started her career in the financial department of Quiksilver SA European headquarters in France, followed by in Accenture Ltd, Dublin in 2000 as a Customer Service & Continuous Improvement Manager.

Since 2004, she has held various commercial leadership roles in Safran Helicopter Engines support divisions from Marketing & Sales Support Manager, Global Account Manager and Head of Corporate Sales Support. In 2015, she was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Global Turbine Asia (a Safran Helicopter Engines and Safran Aircraft Engines minority joint venture) based in Malaysia and in 2017 was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and the Director of the Board of Global Turbine Asia.

As of 1st of September 2021, Valérie was nominated as the new Managing Director of Safran Helicopter Engines Asia and the CEO & Country General Delegate of Safran Singapore. She will be leading our regional office based in Singapore, supporting helicopter operators and our air-framer partners in 19 countries across South-East Asia, the Indian subcontinent as well as South Korea & Taiwan. She has pledged to leverage her past experiences into practice to lead the company’s business.

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