ATR appoints new Head of Communications

Palmira Rotolo has been appointed as new Head of Communications of world’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR. 

In her new position, she will be in charge of coordinating activities in the fields of Events, Brand Image, and both Internal and External Communications. 

Mrs.Rotolo has held a number of successive different positions within Alenia Aermacchi (previously Alenia Aeronautica), Superjet International, Finmeccanica and ATR. Since 2014, she was Head of Marketing Communication at Alenia Aermacchi. Previously, she had took the position of Head of Communication and Image (2012-2014), Deputy Head of Human Resources International (2010-2012) and Head of International Communication (2007-2010), all of them also at Alenia Aermacchi. Before this, among other positions, she had been CEO Public Relations assistant while making part of the Task Force Team for the launch of SuperJet International (2006-2007), and she had managed Events at Finmeccanica (2004-2005).

Mrs.Rotolo has an extensive knowledge of ATR, where she had already worked between 1992 and 2003, being successively in charge of External Relations, Public Relations and Exhibitions.

She helds a Degree in Social Science from LUMSA University in Rome, Italy, and a Degree in Trainee Officer for mercantile shipping. 

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About ATR

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. The unifying vision of the company’s 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 over 130 new routes every year on average, burn 45% less fuel and emit 45% 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.