Dassault Aviation Appoints Vice President, Falcon Sales for the Eastern Hemisphere

By Dassault Falcon, PRNE
Monday, June 28, 2010

SAINT-CLOUD, France, June 29, 2010 - Dassault Aviation appointed Gilles Gautier as the new Vice
President of Falcon sales for the Eastern Hemisphere. The position was
previously held by Alain Aubry, who retired after leading the sales team for
10 years.

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Over the last 20 years, Gautier has held a variety of sales
positions with Dassault Aviation, and has sold over 150 Falcon aircraft. Most
recently, he served as the deputy Vice President of sales. In his new
position, Gautier will lead the sales team in charge of Europe, Middle East,
Africa and India, including sales offices in Moscow, Dubai and New Delhi.

"Gilles' invaluable experience will be a great asset as
Dassault looks to strengthen its position in different markets such as the
Middle East and India," said John Rosanvallon, President and CEO of Dassault
Falcon. "He brings with him a proven track record of success, and a
comprehensive understanding of the needs of our customers."

Gautier started his aviation career at Snecma, the French
aviation engines manufacturer, where he was a financial officer within the
Credit and Treasury Department. There, he was involved in sales financing and
contract administration for civilian and military sales. In 1989, he joined
Dassault Aviation in Paris, as sales director for China. He was also
responsible for sales in Northern Europe, Benelux, Switzerland and West
, and was appointed deputy Vice President of sales in 2003.

Gautier graduated from Paris-Assas University, in France and
holds a Masters Degree in Law and a Masters Degree in Civilizations and
Oriental languages (Chinese) from La Sorbonne-French University. He also
earned a degree from the Institute of International Business in Paris. 53
year-old Gilles Gautier is married with two children. He holds a Private
Pilot licence.

About Dassault Falcon

Dassault Falcon is responsible for selling and supporting
Falcon business jets throughout the world. It is part of Dassault Aviation, a
leading aerospace company with a presence in over 70 countries across 5
continents. Dassault Aviation produces the Rafale fighter jet as well as a
complete line of Falcon business jets. The company has assembly and
production plants in both France and the United States and service facilities
on multiple continents. It employs a total workforce of over 12,000.

Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, 2000 Falcon
jets have been delivered to more than 67 countries worldwide. The family of
Falcon jets currently in production includes three tri-jets-the Falcon 900EX,
900LX, and the 7X-as well as the twin-engine 2000DX and 2000LX.


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