Philippe Harache

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Philippe Harache
Born Philippe Harache
12 April 1954 (1954-04-12) (age 64)
Orbec, France
Residence France
Nationality French
Education Aerospace engineer
Senior Executive Programme
Advanced Management programme
Alma mater Institut polytechnique des sciences avancées
Sorbonne Graduate Business School
Harvard Business School
Occupation Former deputy CEO of Eurocopter[1]
Home town Paris
Successor Christian Gras

Philippe Harache, born 12 April 1954 at Orbec, is a French aerospace engineer and businessman. He is the former deputy CEO of Eurocopter.[2][3]


A graduate of the Institut polytechnique des sciences avancées (1976), Sorbonne Graduate Business School, INSEAD and Harvard Business School, Philippe Harache started his career in 1978 at the Helicopter department of Aérospatiale.[4] Then, he moved to Asia: Hong Kong in 1980, Singapore in 1982 where he was CEO of Samaero, a subsidiary of Aérospatiale.[5] In 1992, he became chief of staff of the CEO of Eurocopter and in 1993 deputy CEO of Eurocopter Holdings. In 1994, he was nominated CEO of Eurocopter International.[6]

He became deputy CEO of Eurocopter in 2001.[7] He retired in 2010 with the nomination of his successor, Christian Gras.[8][9]

Since 2002, he was also foreign trade advisers of France.[10][11]