Graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and from IAE de Paris (Sorbonne Business School), Jean-François Sauer began his career in various areas such as Banking and Energy activities.
In 2002, Jean-François Sauer joined Safran Helicopter Engines, where he hold a Business position for the RTM-322 engine.
From 2007 to 2011, he was appointed Head of MTR390 Program and member of MTR & MTRI Board before being named Head of Ariel Program in 2013.
Then, Jean-François Sauer became Vice President Arriel & Arrius Programs. He joined Europrop International in 2016.