Crisalion Mobility, a Spanish company dedicated to developing cutting-edge electric mobility solutions, has made a significant move by appointing Manuel Heredia Ortiz as its new Managing Director. With a vision of promoting efficient, safe, and sustainable transportation, Crisalion Mobility is determined to help shape the future of aerial mobility developments.
Manuel Heredia Ortiz brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role, with a Degree in Industrial Engineering from Seville University, a PhD from the University of Sheffield, and an MBA from HEC Paris Business School. Over two decades, he has held executive positions in leading companies within the industry, where he played pivotal roles in implementing innovative solutions.
Heredia’s journey to Crisalion Mobility includes an impressive career at Airbus Defence & Space, the defense division of Airbus Group. His roles ranged from being the CEO of Airbus Poland to serving as the Vice-President of Operations for the A400M military transport aircraft. Heredia also actively contributed to various projects in the aeronautical sector related to training and new technologies.
Expressing his excitement about the new role, Manuel Heredia Ortiz stated, “It is an exciting challenge to be leading the way to the future of mobility with Crisalion Mobility, competing at the very highest level. I am delighted to be joining a team of driven, motivated professionals with a rich diversity of knowledge and curiosity that truly reflect the Crisalion project.”
Crisalion Mobility’s Founder and CEO, Carlos Poveda Rey, highlighted the company’s commitment to attracting top talent, with Heredia’s appointment being a clear reflection of that policy. Poveda Rey expressed confidence in Heredia’s ability to strengthen the company’s foundations and drive the development of advanced air and ground mobility solutions for international operators.
Why it’s important: In recent months, Crisalion Mobility has been expanding its technical and executive teams with the addition of key professionals, including Óscar Lara as Chief Operating Officer and Gustavo Rodríguez as Chief Technology Officer. These strategic appointments underscore Crisalion Mobility’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of electric mobility solutions and reaffirm its position as a leader in the industry.