Patrick de Castelbajac nominated Company Secretary and Chief of Staff at Airbus

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 13, 2016 10:26

Patrick de Castelbajac nominated Company Secretary and Chief of Staff at Airbus

Airbus has announced the appointment of Patrick de Castelbajac as Company Secretary and Chief of Staff; effective from November 1. Patrick de Castelbajac is currently Chief Executive Officer of ATR, a joint venture between Airbus Group and Italy’s Leonardo-Finmeccanica.

“As former Head of ATR, Patrick is rejoining Airbus bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience. His appointment will provide valuable expertise to Airbus in the current transformation of our company,” says Fabrice Brégier, President and CEO of Airbus.

In his new role, Patrick will report to Fabrice Brégier and becomes member of the Airbus Executive Committee.

Castelbajac began his career in 1997 in the aeronautical industry at MBDA before spending three years with Baker & McKenzie as a lawyer and member of the Paris Bar. Patrick joined Airbus in 2002 as vice-president legal affairs for purchasing and intellectual property, later being appointed director of commercial contract negotiations. In June 2014, he was nominated chief executive officer of ATR.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 13, 2016 10:26