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Christian Scherer appointed Chief Commercial Officer Airbus

The replacement inside ATR will be announced in the coming days

Airbus has appointed Christian Scherer, 56, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), replacing Eric Schulz, who has decided to leave the company for personal reasons. Christian Scherer will start his new assignment with immediate effect. He will report to Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Enders. Christian Scherer, CEO of ATR since October 2016, held many senior management positions within the Group. At Airbus, where he started his career in 1984, Christian was Head of Contracts, Leasing Markets and Deputy Head of Sales as well as Head of Strategy and Future Programmes. At Airbus Defence and Space, he headed Marketing & Sales. Born in Duisburg, Germany, and raised in Toulouse, France, Christian Scherer holds an MBA Degree from the University of Ottawa in international marketing and graduated from the Paris Business School (ESCP).

ATR confirms the statement issued today by Airbus appointing him as its Chief Commercial Officer with immediate effect. The succession of Christian Scherer as CEO of ATR will be announced in the coming days. In his time at the industry he has made crucial contributions to the company, at commercial level as well as preparing the grounds for the future of it as a reference in regional aviation with an improved governance structure and further product developments.

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