VoltAero names Martin Füllenbach as Independent Director and Hervé Blanc as Advisory Board Member

VoltAero has appointed two additions to its governance team: Martin Füllenbach as an independent director and Hervé Blanc as an advisory board member.

Together, they bring a depth of knowledge in electrical and power applications, as well as top-level managerial expertise in aircraft propulsion and systems.

Martin Füllenbach is CEO and Chairman of the Board of SolydEra, an Italian-based leader in fuel cell technology and production. His career includes serving as the CEO of Austria’s Semperit AG, a manufacturer of industrial polymer and plastic products; the CEO of Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum in Cologne, Germany (now Atlas Copco Group), a manufacturer of vacuum pumps and related accessories; the CEO of Voith Marine Systems in Heidenheim, Germany, which produces propulsion systems and thrusters for maritime applications; as well as working at DaimlerChrysler Aerospace/EADS (now Airbus) in the Defence Systems Division at Munich and Paris.

Hervé Blanc is the former Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Power Division within Safran Electrical and Power, which is the business operation at the heart of the Safran Group’s focus on electric aircraft and hybrid propulsion. While at Safran, Blanc also was the Strategy and Capacity Increase Vice President at Safran Landing Systems, as well as Senior Vice President – Program Director in the Avionics Division of Safran Electronics and Defense (previously Sagem Defense et Securite). He also held management positions at the Airbus/EADS Space Transportation business unit. Currently, Hervé Blanc is President of Beta Strategy, which provides coaching and guidance for projects in decarbonisation, system architecture and leadership.

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