Yannick Assouad is a French businessperson who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Currently, she occupies the position of Director & Member-Executive Committee at Groupement Industries Françaises Aeronautiques Spatiale, Chairman at Zodiac Inflight Innovations FR SAS and President for Latécoère Développement SAS. Dr. Assouad is also on the board of VINCI SA, Latécoère International, Inc., L'Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile and Arkema Srl and Executive Vice President-Avionics at Thales SA.
In her past career Dr. Assouad was Chairman at Honeywell Secan, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Latécoère SA and President for LATelec SA (a subsidiary of Latécoère SA), Head-Thermal Mechanical Analysis Group at Thales SA, Director-Technical at Honeywell Aerospace SAS, Chief Executive Officer for Safran Cabin France SAS, Chief Executive Officer-Aircraft Systems at Zodiac Aerospace SA and Member-Executive Board at Zodiac Aerospace SA.
Yannick Assouad received an undergraduate degree from Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon and a doctorate from Illinois Institute of Technology.