ATR appoints new Senior Vice-President Procurement

David Brigante, 54, has been appointed as new Senior Vice-President of the new Procurement directorate of ATR. He will be in charge of the contract negotiations with the suppliers of the aircraft manufacturer and will report to ATR's Chief Executive Officer Patrick de Castelbajac. He will sit on the Executive Committee.

During his career, he has held a number of successive different positions within Alenia Aermacchi. Since the end of 2012 he was Senior Vice-President Customer Support and Services, being responsible for the logistics support of all military programs in Alenia Aermacchi. Previously, between 2010 and 2012 he was Senior Vice-President Procurement, and was in charge of all products and programs. From 2008 to 2010 he held the position of Senior Vice-President Industrial Control and Planning, while between 2009 and 2010 he was also in charge of the Commercial Programs of Alenia. He joined Alenia in 1988, and up to 2008 he had covered responsibilities from contract management to sales activities always within the commercial field for aerostructures.

David Brigante helds a Degree in Business Administration from the Federico II University in Naples, Italy.

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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.