Fabienne Bricaud joins WFS as Global Head of People

Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Fabienne Bricaud to the post of Global Head of People.

As the world’s largest cargo handler and a leading provider of ground handling and technical services, WFS employs 18,000 staff at 188 major airports in more than 22 countries on five continents.

Fabienne started her career in the telecommunications and engineering sector with Alcatel-Alsthom, working with its division in France and internationally. In 2013, she became Group HR Director for Mobivia Groupe, Europe’s largest independent automotive maintenance and repair services group which employs over 22,000 people. In her new role, Fabienne will be based in Roissy and report directly to Craig Smyth, CEO of WFS.

“This is a very important role in the new structure we are building at WFS and Fabienne’s experience made her the stand-out candidate to join our team. She is a proven multi-site and multi-national HR Director who has successfully led a number of people transformational programmes aimed at promoting robust, network-wide operational delivery cultures where delivering consistent levels of customer service and best in class safety & security compliance is important. She also has great experience of establishing strong leadership teams and talent development processes, which are also pivotal to the direction we are taking as a global organisation,” Craig said.