ATR appoints Guillaume Daudin as Head of Programmes
Toulouse, 20 September 2021 – Guillaume Daudin has been appointed Head of Programmes of ATR, the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer. As of the 1st of September 2021, Guillaume reports directly to ATR’s CEO, Stefano Bortoli, and joins the company’s Executive Committee.
Guillaume will head a brand new independent “Programmes” directorate with the goal to orchestrate and synchronise the various functions of ATR (Engineering, Operations, Procurement, etc.) to ensure end-to-end integration and consistency to deliver company objectives. This includes being responsible for new aircraft developments and in-service continuous improvements projects, configuration management, overall integrated planning, fulfil customer orders, financial costing and company business performance.
He joined ATR from Airbus where he occupied a wide variety of key roles in Engineering, Configuration, Quality and Programme management over the past 17 years. His most recent positions include the Airbus roles of Vice President Quality for the Digital Design manufacturing & Services transformation project, Vice President of the A330/A340 Programme Configuration & Sites Programme Management, Head of A350 Configuration Management and Senior Director A350 US Programme Management (position held in San Diego, USA).
He started his career as a Consultant for the telecommunications industry in companies like Matra Nortel and Motorola.
Guillaume holds an Engineering Degree from EFREI in Paris and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72 aircraft the best-selling aircraft in the less than 90-seat market segment. In 2019 the company had a turnover of US$1.6 billion. The unifying vision of the company’s 1,400 employees is to help everyone, no matter where they are in the world, to connect and develop in a responsible manner. Thanks to the efficiency of turboprop technology and the benefits of the company’s focus on continuous innovation, ATR aircraft open more than 100 new routes every year, burn up to 40% less fuel and emit up to 40% less CO2 than regional jets. For all of these reasons, ATR aircraft have been chosen by some 200 companies in 100 countries around the world. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.