As for the future, it is not a question of foreseeing it, but of turning it feasible.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Jean-Paul Lopez, Our Partner
18 years of experience as a General Manager.
English, Portuguese, French
With a strong background of entrepreneur and managing director, Jean-Paul joined the team of Visconti partners with the aim of supporting the executives to succeed in their challenges. Could be at their on-boarding, their day to day, or during key moments for their company.
Starting its career at Airbus and Safran, Jean-Paul hold several positions with operational responsibilities. He develops innovating processes, manages manufacturing departments, and lead an offset transfer in Australia for Alstom.
Entrepreneur, he founds in 2003 its own company to supply electrical wiring and cabinets for OEMs of the railway, aerospace and defense fields. He leads opening of 2 production sites in Tunisia.
In 2011, Sonaca group calls him as CEO, for a turnaround of its Brazilian subsidiaries passing through big difficulties. At their head during 10 years, he develops the business and the people, installing a culture of collaboration, results oriented, to serve customers in Brazil, USA and Europe. Particularly he leads the opening of a local design office and a spin-off dedicated to “Turn Key” tooling equipment.
Jean Paul has a deep knowledge of business environment in Brazil, fluent in English and Portuguese. He is operating in France and in Brazil.
Having grown up in Rugby culture, he attaches great importance to the development of the team spirit.
Jean Paul unwinds through new discoveries, traveling and sailing cruises.
- Sonaca Brasil Ltda
CEO of Sonaca Brasil Ltda, 10 years. Aerospace structures. São Paulo, Brazil.
- Confecta SAS
Founder and Président of Confecta SAS, 8 years. Wiring and electrical cabinets for Railway, Aerospace and Defence OEMs. Toulouse, France and Tunisia.
- Airbus et Safran
Operational responsibilities in manufacturing engineering and manufacturing workshops, 16 years. Airbus et Safran. Toulouse, France.