Jean G. Rosanvallon President and Chief Executive Officer
Dassault Falcon Jet

Jean G. Rosanvallon

Jean G. Rosanvallon

Mr. Rosanvallon serves as Chair of the International Affairs committee and is also a member of the Finance committee. He was elected to the Board of Trustees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in June 2008.

Rosanvallon is a 1974 graduate of France's prestigious business school Hautes Études Commerciales.

In 1975, he was recruited by Dassault Aviation to coordinate the Company's Falcon business jet programs between its Paris headquarters and its U.S. subsidiary, then called Falcon Jet Corporation, based in Teterboro, NJ.

In 1979, Rosanvallon came to the United States as Assistant to the President of Falcon Jet Corporation, and was later promoted to Vice President, Finance. In 1984, he returned to Paris as Executive Vice President of Sogitec, another Dassault subsidiary. He retained close ties to the Falcon business and returned to the U.S. in 1994 as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Rosanvallon was responsible for consolidating the worldwide sales and marketing of Falcon business jets. He was named President in November 1996, and continues to serve on the Company's Board of Directors.

In October 2003, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Dassault Falcon Jet and Executive Vice President, Civil Aircraft of Dassault Aviation. Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, which builds fighter aircraft (Mirage, Rafale) and business jets.

Rosanvallon is a Chevalier of the French "Légion d'Honneur" and "Ordre National du Mérite". He is a member of numerous French-American and aerospace organizations and foundations. He lives in New York City with his wife, Geneviève and their three children.

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