by Staff Correspondent
IADB: Aircraft manufacturer Airbus SE has appointed Sunny Guglani as the head of its Helicopters division for India and South Asia, the company said in a statement on Monday.
“Guglani, 37, will be responsible for growing Airbus’ civil, parapublic and defence helicopter business in the region, including aftermarket services and will be based in New Delhi,” Airbus said.
“Airbus Helicopters is uniquely positioned to bring the ‘Make in India’ programme to life in the field of defence helicopters. On the civil and parapublic side, India offers a huge potential in areas such as Helicopters based Emergency Medical Services (HEMS), Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Airborne Law Enforcement. Sunny will lead the efforts, working with our local stakeholders and partners,” it added.
Guglani, who assumed charges on Monday, holds a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Panjab University, India and a Master’s Degree in General Management and Finance from LUISS Guido Carli, Italy.
Guglani has been with the company for more than seven years. In his past roles, he has worked in the Airbus CEO’s office and led the A380 marketing team based in Toulouse, France. He previously headed corporate communications for India and South Asia region before moving to Europe, Airbus added in its statement.