Regional aircraft manufacturer ATR, along with board members Airbus and Leonardo, has appointed Nathalie Tarnaud Laude as new chief executive officer, effective 17 September.
Nathalie, who joined Airbus in 2005, is currently NHIndustries’ president and senior vice president head of the NH90 programme for Airbus Helicopters. Before that, she held various senior positions at Airbus in strategy, programme, technology and finance.
Nathalie will replace Stefano Bortoli who spent four years as ATR’s chief. He will take on a new leadership role at Leonardo that will be announced by the company in the upcoming days.