Thales appoints former Airbus executive as head of India business

Saraf also headed the Tata-Sikorsky joint venture in Hyderabad and worked with Deloitte Consulting and Dassault Systemes, in the United States and Europe



Arindam Majumder New Delhi
Thales has announced the appointment of Ashish Saraf as Vice-President and Country Director for India with effect from June 1, 2021.

Saraf will lead the company’s India business. He will be responsible for the strategic growth of Thales in the country across all of its markets, further strengthening local teams, collaborations and innovation. He succeeds Emmanuel de Roquefeuil, who takes up a new role as the VP and head for Thales in the Middle East.

Before joining Thales, Saraf served as the President and Head of the Airbus Helicopters - India and South Asia. He led Airbus’ Helicopters’ Sales, Services, Training, Innovation,

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First Published: Jun 07 2021 | 8:04 PM IST

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