Leandro S.

Aviation & Aerospace | Business Strategy | Corporate Finance


I'm the Chairman of GrowthPhases®, a multi partner LLC working on external and sustainable growth. We work with PE firms to deploy growth strategies. My current aim is to increase and professionalize ...see more

  • Aerospace & Defense


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Managing Director

EACC SW France
6 years
Current position
Jan 2016 - Present
I'm leading the European American Chamber of Commerce SW France, including networking, task forces, events and development services. The latter include Business Development, M&A, partne...see more


Executive Business Education Centers - EBC
5 years
Mar 2012 - Jul 2017
EBC was launched to provide sector-specific Executive Business Education in emerging markets. It focused initially on China and Aerospace, with the intention of moving to other geograph...see more

Chairman Midi-Pyrénées

American Chamber of Commerce in France
7 years
Mar 2008 - Apr 2015
Chairs the American Chamber of Commerce in France in SW France, including networking, lobbying, task forces, events. In our flagship program, we're targeting a major transatlantic Busin...see more


GrowthPhases® LLC
14 years
Current position
Jan 2008 - Present
Chairman of GrowthPhases®, a Columbus, OH LLC aimed at growing companies through external growth / PE-backed business development, structured deals, investment or executive-on-loan. We ...see more

CEO and Founder

15 years
Current position
Jan 2007 - Present
My passion is to develop businesses in any sustainable and human way. I have supported large companies and governments in various worldly places with always this drive for a meaningful ...see more

Senior Manager

6 years
Dec 2000 - Dec 2006
Head of a financial, methods and logistics department of 30 including externals. Advises on cooperation and set-up of new partnerships with Airbus in emerging economies. Manages €150 Mi...see more

Associate, Affiliated or Visiting Professor

Toulouse School of Management
23 years
Current position
Aug 1999 - Present
I lecture at various business schools worldwide, mostly at Masters, MBA and Executive Education level. At Toulouse School of Management (IAE Toulouse), I'm an Associate Professor in cha...see more


1 year
May 1999 - May 2000
e-aerocom startup, Toulouse, Madrid, Amsterdam, Tulsa, Washington, Phoenix, Palo Alto 1999 – 2000 Founder (1999 – 2000) Led the launch of an Aerospace startup, servicing airlines in MR...see more

Senior Shareholder representative

2 years
Dec 1998 - Nov 2000
Define operational management and governance in the New Airbus. Represent the majority shareholder in the Airbus Change Program following EADS’ IPO. • Contributed to the creation of per...see more

A340-500/600 Program Manager in Customer issues

2 years
Dec 1996 - Nov 1998
Manage the A340-500/600 development in all Customer related issues • Led Direct Operating Costs control in the Design and Manufacture of the new aircraft, and through the contractual ma...see more

Airbus Equipment Procurement Customer Services Manager

3 years
Dec 1993 - Nov 1996
Manage and contract the operational performance of all Airbus Suppliers in Customer Services. Audit and develop the supply chain to deliver best-in-class Customer Services to airlines. ...see more

ATR and AIrbus Equipment Logistics Manager

1 year
Aug 1992 - Nov 1993
Manage and contract the performance of Airbus and ATR avionics’ Suppliers in Logistics and Industrial workflow operations. Audit and develop the supply chain to deliver best-in-class le...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Aerospace & Defense


  • Business Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Program Management
  • Procurement
  • Operations Management
  • Business Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Executive Management
  • Logistics