Daher evolves its Executive Committee


Paris, March 22, 2021 – Daher has evolved the composition of its Executive Committee, which welcomes the entry of three new industrial experts – including two women, in a first for this century-old group – who join the committee’s existing members. This Executive Committee updating, announced by Group CEO Didier Kayat, comes as Daher implements its restructuring plan to deal with the ongoing crisis in the aeronautics industry. Daher is ready to meet the challenges of its sector with enhanced skills in the field of QSE (Quality, Safety and Environment), programs and industrial operations.

Marouchka Liarokapis, Senior Vice President – Quality, Safety and Environment

Marouchka Liarokapis, 46, takes over from Olivier Dumas as Senior Vice President Quality, Safety and Environment. A recognized supply chain expert in heavy industry, she will be responsible for delivering quality excellence to the group’s customers through a focus on employee safety at work during the current health crisis.
Marouchka is a graduate of ENST/Telecom Paris. She started her career in 1998 at General Electric, and then working at Areva from 2005 until 2012.
In 2013, she was hired by Framatome as Supply Chain Director for the Fuel Business Unit and served as a member of the Executive Committee. She joined Daher in 2018, first as Vice President Programs in the Advanced Technologies Business Unit, and then as Vice President of Procurement Supplier Performance.

Julie de Cevins, Senior Vice President – Programs

Julie de Cevins, who has served as Daher’s Aerospace and Defense Program Vice President since 2018, has been appointed as the Group Senior Vice President Programs within the Executive Committee. She will be responsible for providing support to customers across all of the group’s major projects as preparations are underway for the next generations of aircraft, and Daher positions itself with its know-how as a key player when the aerospace sector rebounds.
Julie, 56, completed a double degree in engineering (EPF/Supaero) and management (MBA from CPA Toulouse) before successively joining Thales, Altran Technologies and Airbus as an engineer from 1988 to 1998.
She then continued her career at Honeywell Aerospace through 2015, first as Avionics Sales Manager, then Airline Key Account Manager, European Program Director and finally as Vice President – Business Aviation for Europe. In 2015, she joined Assystem Technologies as Vice President – Aerospace.

Laurent Schneider-Maunoury, Senior Vice President – Industry

After several operational and general management positions in the aeronautics and energy industries at Safran, Saphymo, Quantel and then Naval Energies, Laurent Schneider-Maunoury has joined Daher as Senior Vice President Industry.
He will be responsible for all industrial operations, including the management of factories, purchasing and industrial strategy. His goal is to meet the challenges of competitiveness and technological transformation in the group’s industrial facilities. Laurent, 54, is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, and holds an MBA from the Collège des Ingénieurs.