Appointments in Thales’ Communications Department
As part of the evolution in the group’s organisation, Thales’s Communications Department will change as of April 1st 2013.
Matt Pothecary, has been promoted to the position of VP, Group Communications, reporting directly to Thales’ Chairman and CEO. Pothecary, 41, is a British citizen who joined Thales in 2000 as an International Group Press Officer. He was Communications Director of Thales Raytheon Systems from 2006 to 2008 and Thales Air Systems from 2008 until 2010.
Alexandre Perra, has been promoted to the position of Deputy Director, Group Communications. He remains in charge of Group Media Relations. Perra, 32, joined Thales in 2008 as an Internal Communications Manager at Thales International. In 2009 he became Corporate Press Officer and was promoted to Head of the Media Relations department in 2011. Perra is a graduate of Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris, France and holds a Masters degree in Litterature