Mr. Nicolas Lemoine leads Procurement Operations, Flying Part Services, Strategy & Transformation and General Procurement for Airbus Americas. Since 2017, he has been based in Herndon, Virginia at Airbus Americas Headquarters. In his last position, he was the Head of Supply Chain Development for Airbus Procurement Operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, where he led a team that supports the Airbus North America supply chain for the Airbus commodities of Aerostructures, Cabin, Systems & Equipment and Materials. Mr. Lemoine has extensive experience in Sales, Purchasing & Operations Management through his previous consulting and Airbus positions in France, Sweden and Germany.
Mr. Jeff Carpenter is responsible for both the contracting/sourcing and the category management functions for raw material and standards. Previously, he was Category Leader for Materials and Standards for the Boeing Enterprise. In this role, he was responsible for creating and deploying Category Management strategies for Materials and Standards across the Boeing Enterprise. With his move to Boeing Commercial Airplanes Supply Chain, he retains the Enterprise function as well. During his time at Boeing, he has held several leadership roles in Supply Chain and on the 787 program. Also, he was Director, Supplier Management, responsible for the Italian supply chain, which produced major structural assemblies for Boeing Commercial Airplane programs. Prior to that position, he led Raw Material & Fastener Procurement and Distribution for all commercial airplane programs.
Mr. Alain Bellemare leads the portfolio of international investments and works closely with partners as they recover from the pandemic. With deep international experience running multi-billion-dollar aerospace organizations, his key responsibility is to ensure Delta and partners emerge as stronger and more resilient global brands. Prior to joining Delta, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of aircraft manufacturer Bombardier. During his time there, he led the company through an extensive transformation that included the certification of the C Series, now known as the Airbus A220, and the Global 7500 business jet. Before joining Bombardier, he spent 18 years with United Technologies Corporation, serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems. In this role, he led Pratt Whitney, as well as the acquisition of Goodrich, with its integration into Hamilton Sundstrand.
Mr. John Slattery is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of GE Aerospace. Prior to joining GE, he served as President & CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation. Before Embraer, he spent fifteen years in various executive roles at leading commercial aerospace advisory, leasing and banking organizations. Mr. Slattery is a Fellow at The Royal Aeronautical Society, President Emeritus of The Wings Club Foundation and Director Emeritus of ORBIS International.
Mr. Patrick Marous has been the CEO of thyssenkrupp Aerospace, partner for the world's leading aerospace companies and their supply chains since August 2018. His particular expertise is in supply chain management, the strategic use of digital tools, and change management. Mr. Marous is leading thyssenkrupp Aerospace through a significant transformation, remodeling it via a cloud-based technology, developing a data-driven business model, and introducing transparency in all internal and external processes. In a career spanning over 20 years, he has also gained a wealth of experience in M&A, private equity, materials distribution, strategy and business development, marketing, and procurement.
Ms. Sheila Kahyaoglu covers the Aerospace and Defense sector, in addition to the Airlines sector. She joined in March 2012. Ms. Kahyaoglu was ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's All-America Research poll in 2022 after being #2 in 2021 and 2020 and Runner-up in 2019. She was ranked Rising Star in the 2015 and 2014 polls. Before joining Jefferies, Ms. Kahyaoglu was a research analyst at Credit Suisse, covering the Electrical Equipment and Multi Industry (EE/MI) space. From 2005 to 2008, she was a Leveraged Finance analyst at JPMorgan.