2007-06-17 - EADS management changesManagement changes at EADS
Jean-Paul Gut verlässt Firma<br /> EADS announced that Jean-Paul Gut, Chief Operating Officer for Marketing, Strategy and Global Development, is to leave the company effective on 1 October 2007 at the end of a four-month notice period. He will remain a member of the EADS Board of Directors until this date.
This follows a divergence in views over the organisation of the sales and marketing function within the Group. The conditions of Mr. Gut's departure are in strict accordance with the terms set forth in his employment contract. He will receive two years' salary as a severance payment without application of the non-competition clause of his employment contract.
In his position as a member of the EADS Executive Committee, Mr. Gut will be replaced by Marwan Lahoud, currently serving as CEO of MBDA. Mr. Lahoud is appointed as EADS Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer with immediate effect. He will be replaced as CEO of MBDA by Antoine Bouvier, currently CEO of Astrium Satellites. Mr. Bouvier's successor will be Evert Dudok, currently Head of EADS Astrium Space Transportation. Alain Charmeau will take over the full responsibility of the management of EADS Astrium Space Transportation.