Robin Southwell is to stand down as the head of Airbus’ UK business after nine years.
From October 1, Paul Kahn is to take over as president of Airbus Group UK. Kahn moves to the airframer following an 18 year career at French OEM Thales.
Kahn currently serves as vice-president of the company and previously held roles including president and CEO of Thales Canada and CEO of Thales Avionics. Before joining Thales, Kahn worked for the UK’s Ministry of Defence.