Engineer, Ecole Polytechnic, 1984. Diploma, Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Paris, 1986. Diploma, Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique, 1986.
Chief financial officer and member management board Matra Automobile, Trappes, France, 1997—2003. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company Socata, Tarbes, France, 2003—2007. Chief Executive Officer ATR, Toulouse, France, 2007—2010, Daher-Socata, since 2010.
Lieutenant Armée de l'Air, 1981-1984, Paris.
Member of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association France, Aéro-Club France.
Married Sylvie Denoble-Mayer, December 12, 1992. 1 child Juliette Denoble-Mayer.