The ATR Assembly of Members has appointed Laurence Rigolini, 48, 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.