THURIOT Xavier

SUP de CO – MBA.

International career.
Negociation of large contracts worldwide including 15 years developping business in Maghreb, Near and Middle East and 15 years in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia.
With THALES from 1985 to 2012.

1977-8I : CREUSOT LOIRE ENTREPRISES
Deputy Director Offsets, Countertrade in charge of Eastern Europe (Turnkey
Plants)

1981-83 : CREUSOT LOIRE EMPAIN SCHNEIDER Defense Division.
Deputy Business Development Director France and Export

1983-85 : Groupe PEUGEOT-PANHARD /SAMM
Deputy Commercial Director Weapon Systems.
Director Export.

1985-89 : THOMSON-BRANDT Armements
Director International Sales.
Develops sales in Middle East, Africa, South East Africa, Latin America.

1989-1991 : THOMSON CSF International Division.
Country Director in UAE
French Ministry of Finance and trade, Advisor (CCEF) to support French
business development.

1991-95 : THOMSON-CSF in Saudi Arabia (1200p.)
Managing Director
Contracts worth 25BFF , including Sawari naval program ( 19BFF).

1995-97 : THOMSON CSF Groupe THOMCAST.
Commercial Director

1997-2004 : THALES INTERNATIONAL
Chairman and CEO of THALES INTL ME, Near and Middle East in Paris and based in Dubai from 1999.
Develop business and relationship at high level in all the region, including KSA, Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, Irak, Iran, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia.

2004-07 : THALES INTERNATIONAL
Chairman and CEO THALES INTL Europe and Latin America.

2008-12 : THALES HELLAS
Chairman and CEO

2012 : CX PLUS
Consulting

2013: CXP CONSULT Sal
Assistance to French corporations , strategy and business development in
Middle East and East Med.

CAREER IN SPORT
Racing
Driver in the World Rally Championship (1980-1990), driving VW, Ford, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot , WM Peugeot (Le Mans).
Class winner in the Monte Carlo Rally (86-89-90), Tour de France (85) and top ten class finish in RAC(UK), Swedish Rally, Tour de Corse.
22 starts in WRC.