The GEAD conducts specific actions to promote and defend equipment manufacturers. These actions, deliberated on by the GEAD Steering Committee and Executive Committee, are implemented by GIFAS management through the Commissions and work groups.

GEAD Executive Committee and Steering Committee members


M. Martin SION (Safran Electronics & Defense)

Deputy Chairmen

M. Didier KAYAT (Daher) 

M. Emmanuel VIELLARD (Lisi Aerospace)


M. Christian CORNILLE (Mecachrome)

M. Stéphane CUEILLE (Safran Electronic & Power)

M. Olivier DELRIEU (Trescal)


M. Cédric GAUTIER (Airbus Atlantic)

M. Philippe GAUTIER (Hemeria)

M. François LEHMANN (Liebherr Aerospace)

M. Philippe OLIVIER (Hutchinson Aerospace)

M. Franck POIRRIER (Sodern)

Aero-SME Committee Representatives

M. Christophe CADOR (Satys)

Mme Clémentine GALLET (Coriolis Composites)

Steering Committee Members


M. Cédric BARBE (Dedienne Aerospace)

M. Bruno BERTHET (Rafaut)

M. Jean-François CHANUT (Ratier Figeac)

M. Franck COLCOMBET (Tecalemit)

M. Jean-Paul EBANGA (Thales)

M. Jérôme FABRE (Aubert & Duval)

M. Cédric GOUBET (Safran)

M. Luc KAËS (Radiall)

M. Eiji KAWAISHI (Cobham)

M. Pierre LOPEZ (Sopra Steria Group)

M. Vincent MASCRE (Safran Seats)

M. Frank MOREAU (AddUp)

M. Philippe ROCHET (Sabena technics)

Honorary Chairmen

M. Patrick DAHER (Daher)

M. François BERTRAND

M. François LEPINOY (Mäder France)

Deputy Managing Director of GIFAS

M. Thierry QUILLET