- Head Of Country, Airbus Korea
Fabrice Espinosa was nominated Airbus Head of Country and Head of Commercial Aircraft for Korea on July 1st, 2020. Based in Seoul, Fabrice leads the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions in Korea. In this role, he is responsible 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 Korea.
Prior to his latest role, Fabrice was the General Manager of Airbus Hong Kong, where he oversaw Airbus Commercial Aircraft operations, led the Airbus “One-Roof Project” for an integrated organization, as well as advanced the company’s position with airlines in Asia.
Fabrice has a diverse background in the civil aerospace and defence markets, having worked previously with Thales Group, Safran Group, Airbus Defense & Space division & Air France. Over his career he has worked extensively internationally, with more than 15 years of involvement in the Asia region, including Korea.
Fabrice is a French citizen. He holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School (France), a Certificate of Advanced Studies from Thunderbird, the Garvin Graduate School of International Management (USA) and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from ISAE-Supaero (France).