Philippe joins from Airbus, bringing 21 years of expertise forged in European and Asia Pacific markets
Embraer Commercial Aviation has appointed Marie-Louise Philippe Vice President Sales & Marketing, and Head of Region for Europe and Central Asia. Philippe reports to Martyn Holmes, the Chief Commercial Officer of Embraer Commercial Aviation. Marie-Louise will be based in Amsterdam, from where she will also support Embraer's sustainability roadmap in the region.
With over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, Marie-Louise has had a rich international career, being previously based in France, Singapore and Hong Kong. Philippe has had wide ranging commercial leadership roles at Airbus in procurement and customer affairs, and a strong sales record with customers in Europe and Asia.
Most recently Marie-Louise successfully led services and aircraft sales teams in South-East Asia, where she was also spearheading M&A, industrial cooperation projects, and serving on the steering board of a training centre.
"I'm delighted to welcome Marie-Louise to Embraer, she comes with an exceptional track record and reputation. Europe and Central Asia is a critical region for Embraer, where we have a strong history of building partnerships with some of the world's most successful airlines. I know Marie-Louise will be a huge success in this role and will keep growing the business and supporting our customers", said Martyn Holmes, CCO, Embraer Commercial Aviation. "In addition, Marie-Louise's personal engagement in driving sustainability in aviation and promoting diversity and inclusion, is a key component in our leadership values at Embraer."
Philippe is the founder and President of the Women in Aviation Chapter Singapore, which promotes and drives diversity and inclusion in the aerospace sector.
Marie-Louise, an Austrian national, is married and has three children. She holds a degree in Business from Vienna University, is a keen sports woman and charity fund raiser, and recently competed in the 2023 Women's Ironman World Championships in Hawaii.