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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 71607351368-56
Registration date: 13/03/09 16:05:20

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/03/14 11:59:23
The date of the last annual update was 28/02/14 11:02:44

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Safran
Legal status: Société Anonyme
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Jean Paul Herteman
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Jacques Cipriano
Position: Senior Vice President European Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2 boulevard du Général Martial Valin 
Paris 75724 Cedex 15
Telephone number: (+33) 01 40 60 80 80
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Safran Brussels office
square de Meeûs 38/40
1000 Bruxelles Belgique
Jacques Cipriano, Senior Vice President European Affairs

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: See our website for more.

SAFRAN is a leading international high-technology group operating in the aerospace (propulsion and equipment), defense and security markets.

Safran SA is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris and is part of the CAC40 index.

Operating worldwide, SAFRAN had close to 67,000 employees in 2013 and annual sales of 14.7 billion euros. Through this global presence SAFRAN not only enhances its competitiveness, but also builds industrial and commercial relations with the world’s leading prime contractors and operators, and provides fast, local services to customers around the world.

Main companies of SAFRAN are

Snecma (aircraft and satellite Mocket launcher engines),

Turbomeca (helicopter engines),

Herakles(launchers and missile engines) ,

Techspace Aero (equipment for aircraft and launchers engines),

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (landing gear and braking systems and services),

Labinal Power Systems (electrical wiring systems, mechanical and electronic engineering),

Aircelle (aircraft engine nacelles),

Hispano-Suiza (power transmissions for aerospace engines),

Sagem (optronics, avionics and electronics solutions) and

Morpho (multibiometric identification systems, smart cards, explosive detection systems).
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 50
Complementary information: The European affairs office employs five persons.

Most Safran actors in European affairs are managers whose main function is industrial and who occasionnaly provide their technical expertise in debates or consultations on topics ranging from the effect of volcanic ash on aircraft engines to technologies to reduce CO2 or noise emissions.

On the other hand, some subsidiaries of Safran supply the European institutions , mainly in the field of security (identity, biometry, access badges etc) directly or through a prime contractor.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Valérie Anne Françoise GUENON 18/12/14 16/12/15
Brice LANÇON 19/12/14 17/12/15
Francis COUILLARD 19/12/14 17/12/15
Jacques CIPRIANO 19/02/14 14/02/15
Stéphanie, Marie, Sophie, Frédérique GUINARD 07/02/14 05/02/15
Olivier, Marie, Philippe HORAIST 15/07/14 11/07/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Main topics of interest include (not limitative):

The European framework programme for R&T
Industrial policies
The European space policy and programmes
Security policies and programmes including the Schengen Information System, border control, visas, passports etc.
Air transport policies and programmes; European Aviation Safety Agency's policies, airport security.
Environment protection and climate change policies,
The building of the CSDP.
Trade Policies

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD)

European Organisation for Security (EOS)

Cercle des Délégués permanents français (CDPF)

Kangaroo Group

Confrontation Europe (Bruxelles)

Europe et Défense

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 495,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 450,000 €
Grants: 20,000,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The Safran Brussels office represents the group's interest vis a vis the EU institution and NATO. This registration covers only EU related activities.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.