Airbus appoints Anand Stanley as President Airbus Asia-Pacific

Anand Stanley

Airbus has named Anand Stanley as President, Airbus Asia-Pacific, effective July 1, 2020. Based in Singapore, he will lead the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions across the region. In this role Stanley will have responsibility for commercial aircraft sales and customer affairs, group-wide government affairs, industrial and joint venture partnerships, as well as the local operations at Airbus sites across the region.

Stanley will report to Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International, and will work closely with the Heads of the region for the Airbus Helicopters and Defence and Space divisions, who are co-located at the company’s Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. He joined Airbus in 2018 as President and Managing Director of Airbus India, where he has overseen Airbus business development and advanced the company’s position with key stakeholders, including customers, government agencies and industry partners.

Prior to joining Airbus, Stanley held senior positions in the civil aerospace, defense and helicopter markets, as well as in strategic management and M&A planning, having worked with the Linde Group, UTC, Pratt & Whitney, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky. Over his career he has worked extensively internationally, with more than two decades of involvement in Asia and the Pacific region.

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