Airbus second-in-command Gustav Humbert is likely to become the next head of the European airplane maker in an apparent resolution of a Franco-German succession row, French newspaper La Tribune said on Friday.
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Humbert served as President, Commercial Aircraft for DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (Dasa) and was a Member of the Board of Management of Dasa, one of the three EADS founding companies.
Airbus declined to comment. EADS was not immediately available in France.