Embraer announced that Robert Stangarone has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Communications, for North America. He is based at the Company’s US headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
“Bob’s broad and deep global experience in commercial, military and business aviation, his comprehensive understanding of the aviation industry in general and vast experience with media management make him the perfect fit for this important position,” said Gary Spulak, President, Embraer Aircraft Holding, Inc.
Early in his career, Stangarone was Managing Editor of Business & Commercial Aviation magazine, and held senior communications positions with world-class companies such as United Technologies (Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky), Rolls-Royce North America, and Fairchild Dornier. Since 2005, he served as Vice President, Corporate Communications, for Cessna Aircraft Company.
Stangarone holds a commercial pilot’s license with instrument and multi-engine ratings, and is type rated in several business jets. As a former flight and acrobatics instructor and charter pilot, he has logged more than 2,000 flight hours.