Carlos Brana

Senior Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft, Dassault Aviation

Carlos Brana

Carlos Brana was appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft at Dassault Aviation in 2019, to oversee marketing, sales and support of Falcon aircraft.

Brana joined Dassault Aviation in 1984 as an engineer in the design office where he worked on the Rafale demonstrator, the Mirage F1 and the Mirage 2000 programs. After his MBA, he was appointed as contract manager for Qatar and Taiwan Mirage 2000-5 contracts and entered the military jet sales force in 1998. In that position, he led the negotiation team for the Rafale in Korea and was then appointed as Middle East Vice President for military sales.

Brana joined Dassault Falcon Jet in 2005 as Director of Sales for Asia, and then became Vice President and CEO’s assistant before being appointed as Vice President of Contracts & Specifications in 2008. In that role, he oversaw the Specification team, the Contract team and the Customer Completions Administrators who are taking care of the completion follow-up and the delivery of the aircraft.

In 2013, Brana was promoted to Senior Vice President of Teterboro Operations, responsible for the customer service, finance, contracts and specifications departments. He also oversaw Dassault Aircraft Services in charge of the Dassault-owned Service Centers in the western hemisphere.

In 2016, he was appointed Senior Vice President Civil Aircraft to assist the Senior Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft, particularly in the worldwide sales and marketing fields.

Brana graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1982 where he received his engineering degree. He also has an MBA from HEC (France).


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