Laurence Rigolini, new Corporate Secretary of ATR

Laurence Rigolini, 48, has been appointed as new Corporate Secretary of ATR. Within the scope of this new position, she will manage institutional relations, communication, general services and environment. She will report to ATR's Chief Executive Officer Patrick de Castelbajac and will sit on the Executive Committee.

During her career, she has held a number of successive different positions within Airbus Helicopters' (previously Eurocopter) Commercial Division, where she was first Western Europe Commercial Director and then Europe Commercial Director, before becoming Vice-President of Corporate Communications in 2002. In 2010, she was appointed CEO of the Russian subsidiary Eurocopter Vostok, where she was responsible for civil and para-public helicopter sales and associated Support & Services for Russia and CIS countries.

She is a Business Administration graduate of the ESCAE School in Marseilles, a graduate of the HEC Business School in Paris and an International Economics graduate of the University of Constance in Germany.
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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.