Paris correspondent, Handelsblatt
The no. 2 global aircraft producer picks the French head of civil aircraft to take over next year. As the company faces bottlenecks and corruption probes, Guillaume Faury will face turbulence ahead.
Oct 09, 2018 in
Despite President Macron’s efforts to liberalize the French economy, French companies are spending money, making acquisitions and conducting research and development next door instead.
Sep 12, 2018 in
Reform of the euro zone is a good solution to German fears of another costly downturn, François Villeroy de Galhau, head of France's central bank, tells Handelsblatt.
Jul 04, 2018 in
The verdict against Airbus earlier this month entitled the US to penalty tariffs, but the Trump administration prefers bilateral talks.
May 29, 2018 in
Europe’s two leading insurers are going head-to-head in a race to become more digital. In an age of technology startups, neither behemoth wants to lose out.
Apr 23, 2018 in
Emmanuel Macron has so far defied expectations that France would prove too resistant to reform for its young president. He has big plans for 2018 but some fear he’s pushing his luck too far.
Mar 16, 2018 in
Orders are strong but Boeing’s rival Airbus is considering reducing its workforce due to problems with its engine supplier and longer term changes to its supply chain.
Mar 05, 2018 in
Thomas Buberl has brought German-style efficiency to the French insurance giant AXA since taking the reins 18 months ago.
Feb 25, 2018 in
For all the controversy and problems, the aircraft maker’s numbers look good and 2018 may be even better.
Feb 15, 2018 in
The 30-year-old Franco-German military unit was once seen as a largely symbolic sign of cooperation between the EU's great powers. But today some view it as the beginning of a new European defense force.
Feb 11, 2018 in
Another chapter in Airbus' turbulent history drew to a close after its boss, Tom Enders, announced he will step down in 2019. His successor will grapple with ongoing criminal probes, fines and stiff competition from Boeing.
Dec 18, 2017 in
French president Emmanuel Macron is showing leadership and doing what he can for European integration while Germany flounders, writes Handelsblatt’s admiring Paris correspondent.
Nov 24, 2017 in
Bruno Le Maire, who met with German party leaders holding coalition talks this week, says consolidation and solidarity can help Europe keep its edge in an increasingly protectionist world.
Nov 09, 2017 in
Airbus Chief Operating Officer Fabrice Brégier appears to be campaigning to oust his German boss Tom Enders, Handelsblatt has learned. With a bribery scandal brewing, it’s a bad time for a boardroom dispute.
Oct 31, 2017 in
The disclosure that a former sales executive had received a huge "golden handshake," around the time targeted by a new corruption probe, may damage the credibility of Airbus' CEO.
Oct 19, 2017 in