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.”

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About ATR

ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72, the best-selling aircraft in the below 90-seat market segment. The unifying vision of the company is to accelerate sustainable connections for people, communities and businesses, no matter how remote. Flown by some 200 airlines in over 100 countries, ATR aircraft opened 150 new routes in 2023, facilitating the development of territories and enabling access to crucial services like healthcare and education. Thanks to ATR’s focus on continuous innovation and the intrinsic efficiency of the turboprop technology, ATR aircraft are the most advanced, versatile, cost-effective and lowest-emission regional aircraft on the market, emitting 45% less CO2 than similar-size regional jets. In January 2022, we flew the first ever commercial aircraft using 100% SAF in both engines. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.