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Frédéric Torrea, new Corporate Secretary of ATR

He will assume also many various responsibility roles

Frédéric Torrea, 53, has been appointed Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of ATR. In addition to his duties as General Counsel of the sector (since 2009) and Chief Compliance Officer (since 2015), he will now be responsible for Corporate Affairs, Institutional Relations and Environment, Communications, Facility Management and IT systems. As a member of the ATR Executive Committee, he will be reporting to the CEO, Christian Scherer.

Torrea began his career as legal counsel at Aerospatiale in 1991. In 1996, he joined WorldSpace in Washington DC, a company specialising in satellite digital radio systems, before becoming President of the French subsidiary, WorldSpace France, in 1998. At the end of 2001, he became legal counsel for Airbus SAS, covering various activities relating to contract and intellectual property law. Before assuming responsibility for the ATR Legal Department from 2006 to 2009, he was the Head of the Airbus Procurement Contracts Department.

In his new position as Corporate Secretary of ATR, he succeeds Laurence Rigolini, who occupied the position from 2014 to 2017. 

ATR, French acronym and in Italian of Avions de Transport Régional (Aerei da trasporto regionale) is a Group of economic interest manufacturer of aircraft  established in 1981 from the French Aérospatiale (Airbus Group) and the Italian Aeritalia (then Alenia Aermacchi, later merged in Finmeccanica, today Leonardo).

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