ATR has appointed Stefano Bortoli (58) as its new CEO with immediate effect.
ATR, with the unanimous support of its shareholders Airbus and Leonardo, has appointed Stefano Bortoli (58) — currently Chairman of the ATR Board and Senior Vice President Strategy, Marketing Development and Sales of Leonardo Aircraft Division — as its new CEO with immediate effect.
This follows last week's announcement that Christian Scherer had been appointed Airbus Chief Commercial Officer.
Previously, Bortoli served as SVP Sales and Marketing of Leonardo Helicopter division (2015-2017) and as SVP Staff Functions & Governance of Augusta Westland (2013-2015).
From 2011 to 2013, he was CEO of Snai Group, an Italian firm specialised in the betting and gaming market. From 2006 to 2011, he served as Group Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of Lottomatica/GTECH in the U.S., also in the betting/gaming industry.
From 1989 to 2006, Stefano Bortoli was Co-Director and CFO at Alenia Aeronautica.
Stefano Bortoli started his professional career in 1985 in Italy as Internal Auditor at the pharmaceutical firm Johnson and Johnson and later spent three years at Ispettorato IRI, an Italian state-owned holding company.
He holds a degree cum laude in Economics from the University of Rome. He served as Officer at Guardia di Finanza, the Italian Financial Police, in 1984 and 1985.