About Gardner - Leader Profile

Christian Perichon

  • Christian joined Gardner Aerospace as President of Gardner’s French businesses in 2012, following the acquisition of Airia Group where he was MD and Chairman
  • Prior to that, he held several senior positions at Nuclear Group Framatome (Areva) in France and the USA as Head of R&D Division, Head of Technology Transfer, Head of Engineering Division, and after at Legris Industries Group including Development & Strategy Director, Industrial Director, and President of one of its subsidiaries, before leading Group Epsitech, a French aerospace subcontractor
  • Christian started his career as a Program Director in the Avionics and Space Department of Thomson-CSF (Thales) where he was responsible for the development of a Head-Up Display designed for the Dassault Mirage aircraft
  • Christian is a graduate engineer with a postgraduate diploma and an executive MBA from EM Lyon Business School
  • Industry experience: 40 years