ATR appoints new Senior Vice President Commercial and Customer Support

ATR is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Anderson as new Senior Vice President, Commercial and Customer Support. 
In his new role, Tom will be responsible for developing global growth strategies in ATR’s market segments, thus strengthening the company's position as the leading regional aircraft manufacturer. He will also supervise ATR’s aftermarket strategies and focus on innovative customer-oriented products and services. Combining the Commercial and the Customer Support functions responds to ATR’s initiative to reinforce the consistency of commercial efforts towards the customer.  
Tom’s vast experience at the most senior levels within both major aircraft manufacturers and airlines has enabled him to master airline strategy, aircraft negotiations and the complex dynamics of relationship management.
Prior to joining ATR, Tom held various executive positions at Airbus such as Head of Services and Customer Support, and Senior Vice President North America. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior Vice President for Virgin America and spent eight year at JetBlue leading airline’s aircraft programs and technical operations teams. Previously, he held various management and engineering positions at Boeing.
Tom holds a Master’s degree in Transportation from Northwestern University, USA. He is a licensed pilot. 

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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 160 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.