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Management Appointments at Dassault Aviation
Saint-Cloud, France

Eric Trappier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dassault Aviation

(Saint-Cloud, France,  December 18, 2012) - ​The DASSAULT AVIATION board of Directors, meeting today, December 18, 2012, released this statement: Mr. Eric TRAPPIER has been co-opted today as director of DASSAULT AVIATION, in replacement of Mr. Philippe HUSTACHE, for the remaining duration of Mr. Philippe HUSTACHE’s office, i.e. until the General Assembly which will approve the financial statements of the year 2014.

Mr. Charles EDELSTENNE, having reached the statutory age limit, will cease on January 8, 2013, his office of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DASSAULT AVIATION. Upon his proposal and in agreement with Mr. Serge DASSAULT and the board of Directors, he will be replaced by Mr. Eric TRAPPIER who will become, starting from January 9, 2013, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DASSAULT AVIATION, assisted by Mr. Loïk SEGALEN, who will become Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Charles EDELSTENNE remains director of the company and will join the Audit Committee.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr. Serge DASSAULT thanks Mr. Charles EDELSTENNE for his outstanding involvement in the development of the company and congratulates Mr. Eric TRAPPIER and Mr. Loïk SEGALEN for their appointments.

About Dassault Aviation
With more than 8,000 military and civil aircraft delivered to 75 countries over the past 60 years, and having logged nearly 20 million flight hours to date, Dassault Aviation can offer recognized know‐how and experience
in the design, development, sale and support of all types of aircraft, from the Rafale fighter to the Falcon range of high‐end business jets. Dassault Aviation’s unique experience as architect of complex airborne systems
ideally positions it to offer strategic expertise, innovative operational solutions and an efficient approach to cooperation.

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