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ATR appoints David Brigante SVP Programmes and Customer Services and moves Operations up as new Function


Toulouse, 25 July 2019 – David Brigante, 59, has been nominated SVP Programmes and Customer Services of ATR, starting August 1st 2019. He will be reporting to the CEO, Stefano Bortoli.
 
He will be succeeding Tom Anderson, who will leave ATR at the end of July 2019. After several years within the ATR team, in different and significant roles, Tom Anderson has decided to take a new direction in his professional career.
 
David Brigante, who joined ATR in 2015 from Leonardo, brings a strong aeronautical experience and a deep understanding of ATR today, as well as of what is needed for the future. David will continue his current role as SVP Procurement and Supply Chain ad interim until a successor is appointed.
 
Simultaneously, in order to optimise customer attention and satisfaction, with a growing fleet of ATR aircraft worldwide, Operations becomes an independent new function reporting directly to the CEO under the management of Raphael Dubus (51) who will also become a member of the Executive Committee, effective 1st of September 2019. This was previously integrated as a department in the Programs and Customer Services directorate.
 
ATR sincerely thanks Tom Anderson for his outstanding contribution and dedication to ATR, as well as for the professionalism, energy and passion he has brought to the teams, and wishes him all the best in his new endeavors.

About ATR:

About ATR:
ATR is the world leader in the regional aviation market. In 2018, the company achieved sales of $1.8 billion and its two models, the ATR 42 and 72, are the world’s best-selling aircraft in the below 90-seat category. The mission of the company’s 1,400 employees is to bring the world’s populations closer together and help all communities develop, in a sustainable way. With permanent innovation as a driving force, and thanks to the excellent performance of its turboprops, ATR opens up over 100 new routes every year. ATR aircraft also consume 40% less fuel and emit 40% less CO2 compared with other regional jets. ATR have been chosen by some 200 airlines, which operate their fleet in over 100 countries throughout the world.
ATR is an equal partnership between Airbus and Leonardo. Find out more at www.atr-aircraft.com and www.atr-intolife.com.

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