Aerospace & Defense - Mews Partners

Frédéric Saffar

Partner (Toulouse) | Arts et Métiers ParisTech

Lothar Weberring

Managing Partner Germany (Munich) | University of Stuttgart

Frédéric Miazga

Partner (Paris) | IEP/ESSEC

“If you don’t fail, it’s because you don’t innovate enough… Some people don’t like change, but you have to adopt change if the only alternative is disaster.”  
Elon Musk

Frédéric Saffar

Arts et Métiers ParisTech

A graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Frédéric began his career at BearingPoint and then Thales. He has worked on performance improvement issues in the fields of Innovation, R&D and Supply Chain. He then moved on to organizational transformation issues, integrating the contributions of Digital, Lean and Agile. Frédéric joined Mews Partners in 2012 to develop the industrial sector, above all space and automotive sectors.

Lothar Weberring

University of Stuttgart

Trained as an aeronautical and space systems engineer, Lothar has twenty years experience in both consulting (CSC, Accenture, SAP Consulting) and industry (EADS, British Telecom). Lothar has led the management of major PLM and ERP/SAP harmonization programmes on an international scale. His mission is to develop Mews Partners’ consulting activity in Germany, in order to be as close as possible to our clients and to be able to best meet their needs.

Frédéric Miazga


A graduate of the IEP of Paris (1983) and the ESSEC (1986), Frédéric first held operational and management positions at IBM France for 9 years, before accompanying industrial and energy clients at IBM Global Services and Capgemini Consulting for 17 years. He joined Mews Partners in 2013 to launch the practice Management, bringing his experience in transformation projects and performance research, as well as his knowledge of the manufacturing industry.

For more than 20 years, Mews Partners has been supporting the transformation of the sector with major system providers, suppliers and partners. Our value proposition is based on 3 major axes:

  • design the right product for the customer (”design to value & cost”), by innovating, exploring new business models
  • design the right product first time (operational excellence), by making design processes more agile, digital and lean, while ensuring more robust system engineering and configuration management
  • boost operations (Industry 4.0) and the Supply Chain, by organizing the simultaneous co-engineering of the product and the manufacturing and assembly processes within the extended company.

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Aeronautics, ready for takeoff

The aeronautics sector is facing an unprecedented increase in its production rates and the need to further reduce its costs. Aging fleets and new technologies are generating increased revenue opportunities downstream of the value chain.

Mews Partners supports the aeronautics industry on major transformation issues:

  • agility of development processes and organizations
  • digital transformation and digital continuity
  • valuation of innovative services, etc.

Defense, in working order

In a context of very diverse threats, states are seeking budgetary solutions to ensure their sovereignty and the security of their citizens. Defense companies, for their part, must improve their competitiveness by using several levers, including innovation. They also want to take advantage of digital technologies: artificial intelligence, COBOTS, blockchain, etc. Big data makes it possible to consider new value-added services, such as integrated logistics support, based on actual equipment usage data.

New Space in orbit

Space is undergoing a real revolution that is forcing traditional players to reinvent themselves to compete with the new players in New Space, who are increasingly competitive, agile and innovative. Data volumes from space are exploding and new uses are emerging, creating new business model opportunities for those who can position themselves in the value chain and choose the right technologies (such as the constellation of nanosatellites, etc.).

Mews Partners supports agencies, bonuses and manufacturers in this transformation.


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New PLM architecture for an aircraft manufacturer

In response to market expectations, product lifecycle management must be reconsidered. The mission consisted in defining new configuration management concepts and their compatibility with related trades for new aircraft programs.

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Supply Chain performance for an aircraft manufacturer

Improve the Supply Chain performance of the execution and monitoring of the supply of non flying goods, thus increasing service on final assembly lines (FAL).

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Development and integration of satellite payloads

Our client’s division, composed of 300 people, has decided to launch a major program to transform its production line, organized around 3 clean rooms spread over 2 countries.

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