The ATR Assembly of Members has appointed
Patrick de Castelbajac (43), as Chief Executive Officer of ATR.
Patrick succeeds Filippo Bagnato, whose
four-year mandate according to ATR's statutes expired at the end
of May 2014.
Patrick de Castelbajac started his aeronautical
career at MBDA (previously Aerospatiale Missile) before spending
three years as a lawyer at Baker & McKenzie, in Paris.
In 2002 he
joined the Legal Affairs Direction of Airbus, where in 2007 he
became Vice-President Legal Affairs for Purchasing and
At the end of 2010, Patrick de Castelbajac
joined the Commercial Direction of Airbus as Head of Contracts
He is French, with Irish origins. He is married
and has three children.
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