Paris Area, France
Corporate Communications Director
March 2013 to Present
Paris Area, France
VP, Communications, Avionics
January 2011 to April 2013
July 2008 to June 2011
Thales Air Systems 2008
July 2008 to December 2010
2000 to 2009
March 2006 to September 2008
January 2000 to January 2005
January 1998 to January 1999
Academie de Nancy Metz
January 1995 to January 1998
January 1992 to January 1993
What company does Matt Pothecary work for?
Matt Pothecary works for Thales Group
What is Matt Pothecary's role at Thales Group?
Matt Pothecary is Corporate Communications Director
What industry does Matt Pothecary work in?
Matt Pothecary works in the Defense & Space industry.
Corporate Communications Director @ From March 2013 to Present (2 years 9 months) Paris Area, FranceVP, Communications, Avionics @ Responsibility for providing global communications support for €2.4bn avionics business employing 12 000 employees in 5 countries. Coordination with Thales Corporate Communications Department. Member of Avionics Leadership Team. From January 2011 to April 2013 (2 years 4 months) Communications Director @ From July 2008 to June 2011 (3 years) Communications Director @ Responsibility for all external and internal communications for €1.7bn air defence and air traffic management business employing 6 500 employees in 14 countries. Roll out of division wide change programme called Connect, based around business winning, competitivity and people. Introduction of new intranet based internal communication tools using video to cover major exhibitions and other events. Led corporate working group on exhibition cost reduction project. From July 2008 to December 2010 (2 years 6 months) Communication @ From 2000 to 2009 (9 years) VP, Communications @ From March 2006 to September 2008 (2 years 7 months) Press Officer @ International Press Officer managing media relations with French and international media based in Paris. Subjects covered: group strategy, corporate campaigns, aerospace, defence, security, M&A, financial results and major corporate announcements. Coordinated media relations between corporate communications department and UK, USA, Canada and South Africa. Participated in GIFAS (French Aerospace and Space Industry Organisation) Communications Committee. From January 2000 to January 2005 (5 years 1 month) Translator/Technical Writer @ for one of the world leaders in treasury management software. Translated products into English for export market. Managed project in American subsidiary to launch project to write first user manual directly written in English. From January 1998 to January 1999 (1 year 1 month) English teacher @ in numerous higher education establishments, including prestigious Ecole des Mines engineering school. Taught English language and civilisation lessons as well as distance learning courses. From January 1995 to January 1998 (3 years 1 month) Representative @ Management of a French campsite for British, German, Dutch and Swiss customers. Responsible for welcoming customers, providing tourist information and maintaining quality control. From January 1992 to January 1993 (1 year 1 month) DEA, Politics @ From 1995 to 1997 DEA (Mphil @ Nancy University From 1995 to 1997 Modern European Studies, French, Politics, Economics @ From 1991 to 1995 BA (Hons), European Studies (French, Politics & Economics @ Loughborough University From 1991 to 1995 Masters @ Nancy University Matt Pothecary is skilled in: Public Relations, Negotiation, Defence, Strategic Communications, Crisis Communications, Program Management, Corporate Communications, Military, Internal Communications, Crisis Management, Aerospace, Media Relations, Defense, Systems Engineering, Proposal Writing
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 3 month(s)
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