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Thales appoints Alice Guitton as Vice-President, Northern and Central Europe


Effective April 1st, Alice Guitton has been appointed Vice-President, Northern and Central Europe region. In this role, she will be responsible for driving growth and serving customers in Thales’ core markets of Defense & Security, Aeronautics & Space, and Digital Identity & Security.

Alice Guitton began her career in 2000 at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she held successive diplomatic functions, notably working with international and European organisations. In 2012, she was appointed France’s deputy permanent representative to NATO in Brussels, then, in 2015, French Ambassador and permanent representative to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva. In 2018, she joined the French Ministry of Defence as Director General of International relations and Strategy.

Alice Guitton holds respective degrees from the Ecole nationale de l’Administration, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, as well as in Philosophy and History of Arts.

"We are delighted to welcome Alice to this role. Her proven international experience can help make a decisive contribution to developing Thales in a region that presents strong growth opportunities for the Group. Under her leadership, Thales will continue to expand its regional footprint, invest in local innovation and talent, as well as strengthen partnerships with local industry and academia.” Pascale Sourisse, Senior Executive Vice-President, International Development
About Thales
Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a global leader in advanced technologies within three domains: Defence & Security, Aeronautics & Space, and Digital Identity & Security. It develops products and solutions that help make the world safer, greener and more inclusive. The Group invests close to €4 billion a year in Research & Development, particularly in key areas such as quantum technologies, Edge computing, 6G and cybersecurity. Thales has 77,000 employees in 68 countries. In 2022, the Group generated sales of €17.6 billion.
Lynne Scott Walters, Communications Director, Northern & Central Europe
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