Airbus shareholders approve appointment of three new independent non-executive directors

Airbus shareholders have approved the appointment of three new independent non-executive directors to replace long-serving Board Members whose mandates expired, at the close of its 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Following the AGM’s approval, Victor Chu joins the Airbus Board of Directors for a term of three years. Mr. Chu, who is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-based First Eastern Investment Group and a Member of the Board of China Merchants China Direct Investments, replaces Sir John Parker.

Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of Solvay SA and a Member of the Board of AXA SA, joins the Board and replaces Jean-Claude Trichet.

René Obermann, a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus, Member of the Board of Telenor ASA and a Member of the Supervisory Board of ThyssenKrupp AG, replaces Hans-Peter Keitel on the Board.

The mandate of non-executive director Amparo Moraleda was renewed for three years at the meeting. Mandates of all other Board members were not subject to any decision at the AGM.

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