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Thales is a French defence manufacturer and is ranked as the 7th largest in the world [1]. It commands global military sales of $7.7bn per year for its products, which include missiles, avionics, naval systems, radar and optronics.

Ownership of other companies


Former board (2013)

Accessed May 2013: [2]  

Board (Correct at September 2009)

Accessed May 2011: [3]

  • Luc Vigneron - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thales
  • Oliver Bourges - Deputy General Manager of the French Government Shareholding Agency (APE)
  • Marie-Paule Delpierre - Director elected by employees
  • Charles Edelstenne - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Dassault-Aviation
  • Yannick d'Escatha - Chairman of CNES (French Space Agency)
  • Roger Freeman - Consultant and Chairman of the Advisory Panel of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, London UK
  • Dominique Floch - Director elected by employees
  • Steve Gentili - Chairman of the board of BRED Banque Populaire
  • Philippe Lepinay - Representative of employee shareholders
  • Didier Lombard - Chairman of France Telecom
  • Pierre Mutz - Former Préfet of Ile de France Region
  • Bruno Parent - Inspecteur Général des Finances, previously Director of Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control
  • Loik Segalen - Executive Vice President, Economic and Financial Affairs of Dassault-Aviation
  • Amaury de Seze - Chairman of the board of Carrefour
  • Eric Trappier - Executive Vice President, International of Dassault-Aviation
  • TSA - represented by Bernard Rétat - Chairman of the Defence Commission of the ASD (AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe)

Contact details

173 Blvd Haussmann
Cedex 08

Tel: +33 1 53 77 80 00


External links

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Directors, Thales, accessed May 25, 2021.
  2. Thales BOard, organizational web page, accessed May 24, 2013.
  3. Board, Thales, accessed May 2, 2011.