David Brigante has been appointed senior vice-president of the new procurement directorate at ATR.
Brigante will be in charge of all supplier contract negotiations at the turboprop aircraft manufacturer, which is based in France. He has joined the firm from Italian aerospace firm Alenia Aermacchi, where he held a variety of positions since joining in 1988. Most recently he served as senior vice-president of customer support and services, with his past positions also including SVP roles for procurement and industrial control and planning.
Meanwhile, SSP America, the company behind food outlets such as Upper Crust and Camden Food Co, has appointed Anthony Montepare as senior vice president of procurement.
In this role Montepare will provide oversight on the purchasing and distribution of all goods and services across SSP’s North American operations. Montepare has worked in food services for over 30 years. Before joining SSP he served as vice president of business needs for the healthcare, business and industry channels of Foodbuy, the food service procurement subsidiary of Compass Group USA.