Airbus names new head of marketing

Airbus has named Francois Caudron as its senior vice-president and head of marketing.

Caudron will take up the post on 1 June, says the airframer.

He has previously occupied a senior customer and business development role on the A350 programme and was most recently Airbus vice-president of programme procurement.

Caudron has also served as vice-president of pricing.