The French Ambassador to India since 2016, Alexandre Ziegler has been named Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs.
Alexandre Ziegler is the new Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. The International and Public Affairs department is also in charge of Group programs, as well as relations with Boeing, Airbus and COMAC. Succeeding General Stéphane Abrial now retiring, Alexandre Ziegler was since 2016 Ambassador of France in India. This career diplomat was first advisor to the strategic, security and disarmament affairs division of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He held a series of positions between 2000 and 2010, including Deputy Counsel General in Hong Kong, First Secretary, then Second Counselor in Berlin, and Counselor for Culture and Cooperation in Beijing. He was named chief of staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in June 2013.