Dassault Aviation has appointed Carlos Brana executive vice president, Civil Aircraft, following the retirement of Olivier Villa at the beginning of July.
“Carlos’ leadership and vision will be essential to maintaining the competitiveness of our Falcon operation and continuing the modernisation of our product line,” said Dassault Aviation chairman & CEO Eric Trappier. “His two decades of experience in sales and product support will be vital to our continuing effort to deliver top-quality service to Falcon operators and maximize the customer ownership experience.”
From 2016, Brana has served as Villa’s deputy as senior vice president, Civil Aircraft, with a special focus on worldwide Falcon business jet sales and marketing. In his new role, he will be responsible for defining and implementing global sales, marketing, customer service and product development strategy enabling the company to address the dynamic business aviation market environment.