Denis Ranque is a French businessperson who has been the head of 18 different companies. Presently, Mr. Ranque occupies the position of Co-Chairman of Fabrique de Lindustrie and Non-Executive Chairman for Airbus SE, Chairman-Management Board at Airbus Defence & Space GmbH (a subsidiary of Airbus SE). Mr. Ranque is also on the board of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA and CMA CGM SA and Chairman for Ecole Polytechnique.
In the past Denis Ranque occupied the position of Chairman at Technicolor SA, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Thomson Sintra Activités Sous Marines, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Thales SA Chairman-Supervisory Board at Thales International SA, Chief Executive Officer for Thomson Marconi Sonar BV and Chief Executive Officer for Thomson Tubes Electroniques (which are all subsidiaries of Thales SA), Chairman of Seilab Entreprises, Chairman of Le Cercle de l'Industrie, Chairman at Haut Comité De Gouvernement D’Entreprise, First Vice President at Groupement Industries Françaises Aeronautiques Spatiale, Chief Executive Officer at Consinto GmbH, Chief Executive Officer of Thales Underwater Systems SASU, Planning Director at Thomson Group, Chairman of Fondation ParisTech, Chairman of École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, Chairman of Association Nationale de la Recherche et de la Technologie and Member of Académie des Technologies.
He received an undergraduate degree from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris and an undergraduate degree from Ecole Polytechnique.