Laurent Sissmann is the Unmanned Systems Manager of Leonardo since July 2018.
After graduating in Aerospace Engineering in Toulouse (France), he started his career in the UK working in Airbus.
He joined Finmeccanica in 2006, where he managed complex international programs in both AnsaldoBreda and Alenia Aermacchi. He took part in the launching of the F-35 program up to the final assembly line in Cameri (Italy), and in the restructuring of the MRO&U business in the Tessera plants, Venice (Italy).
Since 2018, Laurent is leading the Unmanned Systems organizational unit, set to enhance Leonardo’s presence on such segment by gathering the divisions’ significant expertise into a unified group strategy.
He is also a member of the Leonardo Faculty as Program Management Subject Matter Expert and won an Innovation Award in this field.