Airbus unveiled its new management structure under President and CEO Gustav Humbert yesterday as the organization disclosed that Executive VP-Operations Gerard Blanc decided to leave the company. Reportedly, Blanc had hoped to succeed Noel Forgeard at the top of the entity. Succeeding Blanc is Karl-Heinz Hartmann, formerly executive VP and head of Airbus's center of excellence. Charles Champion was appointed COO but will retain his role as head of the A380 program. He becomes No. 2 under ...

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