Dassault promotes Jean Kayanakis


Jean Kayanakis becomes general manager at Dassault Falcon Service

Jean KavanakisDassault Aviation has announced the promotion of Jean Kayanakis to general manager of Dassault Falcon Service. Kayanakis, previously vice president, Falcon Worldwide Spares, has over 20years experience at Dassault.

“The unique expertise of DFS in offering a full range of services for Falcon customers throughout and beyond Europe has been a key part of our overall success in the market said John Rosanvallon, president and chief executive officer of Dassault Falcon. “Jean has served in a variety of positions within Dassault and has demonstrated extraordinary management skills” added Rosanvallon, “but the deciding factor in his selection was his excellent reputation among customers and his can-do attitude.”

Kayanakis takes over Yves Gueyffier. “Yves has played an important role in the expansion of DFS facilities,” said Rosanvallon. “We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

Jean Kayanakis 47, graduated from the ENSICA aerospace engineering school in France. He started his career at the Dassault design office more than 20 years ago working on the Rafale fighter prototype. He has held a variety of positions within the Dassault Aviation Customer Service department and already at DFS for 10 years where he had various responsibilities in logistics, purchasing, sales of parts and maintenance services.