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ATR appoints Maggie Bergsma as Head of Communications and Corporate Branding
Toulouse, 13 July, 2018
– ATR announces the appointment of Maggie Bergsma as Head of Communications and Corporate Branding for ATR. Maggie joins ATR from Airbus Defence and Space where she held several senior communication roles for the last seven years after having been with Airbus Commercial Communications for eight years, and spending 15 years in international consultancy prior to that. Maggie will report to Chief Executive Officer Christian Scherer.
“We are very happy to welcome a great Communications leader to the ATR family. Maggie brings a wealth of experience and skills to further strengthen our Communications and Branding team. We look forward to her engagement in taking ATR into the future” said Christian Scherer.
Maggie commented: “I am thrilled to join ATR, a fast moving and modern enterprise with an energetic culture, not to mention its unique combination of the Airbus and Leonardo DNA.”
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.