Executive Vice-President Avionics
Michel Mathieu is a graduate of École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications Paris and has a doctorate from Paris VI University.
He joined Thales in 1977 and held various positions in the field of Air Traffic Management and Surface Radar. In 1997, Michel Mathieu was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Airsys ATM, a joint-venture between Thales and Siemens. In 2003, he was appointed SVP, Thales Air Defence Business Group. In 2005, he was appointed CEO of ThalesRaytheonSystems Ltd. In June 2009, he was appointed SVP, Solutions for Aircraft Sector, and Deputy General Manager of the Aerospace Division of Thales.
Michel Mathieu was appointed to his current position in February 2010.
He is Chevalier of France’s National Order of Merit.