New Leader for Thales InFlyt Experience

Philippe Carette will be taking over as the Chief Executive Officer at Thales, and will lead the InFlyt Experience business. Thales is a leading provider of cutting-edge technologies that entertain, connect and inspire more than 1 million airline passengers each day around the globe.


 

Philippe Carette will be taking over as the Chief Executive Officer at Thales, and will lead the InFlyt Experience business. Thales is a leading provider of cutting-edge technologies that entertain, connect and inspire more than 1 million airline passengers each day around the globe.

 

“Philippe is a veteran of the aerospace industry and a proven leader in shaping strong businesses,” said Thales Avionics Executive Vice-President Gil Michielin. “His expertise in innovative advanced technologies will also help to drive our continued digital transformation and long-term growth strategy.”

 

Mr. Carette will drive the company’s strategic corporate transformation initiatives within the business to spur greater competitiveness and long-term market leadership. He will also steer the digitalization of the connectivity and entertainment systems portfolio to deliver unique value to airline customers in a rapidly evolving cabin environment. This includes the recently introduced InFlyt360 digital platform, which allows airlines to continuously improve the passenger experience with features such as personalization, monetization, fresh and dynamic content and optimized engagement.

 

“Philippe’s focus on customer success makes him an indispensable partner for airline customers,” said Alan Pellegrini, CEO of Thales USA.“He brings a global perspective and unwavering commitment to excellence in execution and customer service.”

 

Mr. Carette has spent more than 30 years in the aviation industry and previously held several leadership positions within Thales, to include the head of the Electrical Systems business and vice president and managing director of the Commercial Avionics unit.