Posted on: 31 March 2010 by Ross McSweeny
Embraer has implemented changes in its senior management structure, which appear to point to a ramping up of effort on new aircraft programmes, particularly with Mauro Kern (pictured) taking over the newly created position of executive vice-president, new programmes, airline market.
Kern is succeeded in his former position of executive vice-president, airline market by Paulo César Silva.
Artur Coutinho takes over the newly created position of chief operating officer, with direct responsibility for Embraer’s industrial operations, procurement, technology, organisational development and human resources. And Antonio Julio Franco takes over the newly-created position of executive vice-president, personnel planning and development – being succeeded in his former position of executive vice-president, organisation and human resources by Hermann Ponte e Silva.
The company says the moves enhance its ability to assure full customer satisfaction and expand its business dynamics, while reinforcing the strength and productivity of its internal operations.