SAUVAN, Henri was born on April 29, 1923 in Paris. Son of Ldon and Anna (née Merlino) Sauvan.
Lycee Condorcet, Faculte de Droit, Ecoles des Hautes Etudes Commerciales.
Joined Air France 1947, Assistant Manager 1947-1952, Head of Budget Service 1952-1964, Assistant to Vice-President (Manager Control and Budgets) 66, Vice-President (Route Programming and Agreements) 1968-1972, Vice President (Corporate Planning, Route Programming and Agreements) 1972-1974, Secretary-General 1974-1982, President Air France 1983-1988, Honorary President since 1988. Offieier, Legion d'honneur. Offieier, Ordre national du Merite.