Dassault Aviation: Renewal of Mr. Eric TRAPPIER as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and of Mr. Loik SEGALEN as Chief Operating Officer

SAINT-CLOUD, France, May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The General meeting of the Shareholders held on May 20, 2015 has renewed for 4 years MMs Serge Dassault, Olivier Dassault, Charles Edelstenne, Eric Trappier and Mrs Lucia Sinapi-Thomas as Directors.

The Board of Directors, held after the General meeting of the Shareholders, has renewed Mr. Eric Trappier as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the duration of his office of Director, and Mr. Loïk Segalen as Chief Operating Officer for the duration of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer's office.

The Board of Directors has also decided to allocate the shares acquired from Airbus Group representing 5% of the share capital to the cancellation: 91,216 shares immediately, and the balance (i.e. 369,471 shares) after December 22, 2016. As a consequence, the Board of Directors has also decided to reduce the company's share capital of an amount of 729,728 euros, the share capital being reduced from 73,710,032 euros to 72,980,304 euros.

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About Dassault Aviation

With over 8,000 military and civil aircraft delivered to 90 countries over the last 60 years, logging some 28 million hours in flight, Dassault Aviation has built up expertise recognized worldwide in the design, development, sale and support of all types of aircraft, ranging from the Rafale fighter to the high-end Falcon family of business jets and military drones. Dassault Aviation posted sales of 3.68 billion euros in 2014, and has nearly 11,600 employees.

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Contacts:

Corporate Communication
Stéphane Fort
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 11 86 90
stephane.fort@dassault-aviation.com

Investor Relations
Armelle Gary
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 11 84 24
armelle.gary@dassault-aviation.com

Renewal of Mr. Eric TRAPPIER as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer a http://hugin.info/143388/R/1922950/689546.pdf

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Source:Dassault Aviation