SITA Names New CEO

By Juliet Van Wagenen | March 31, 2016
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Barbara Dalibard, SITA CEO effective July 1, 2016
Barbara Dalibard, SITA CEO effective July 1, 2016. Photo: SITA

[Avionics Today 03-31-2016] SITA’s board of directors has appointed Barbara Dalibard as the new CEO, effective July 1. Dalibard will replace current CEO Francesco Violante who will step down in the second half of 2016 after more than 13 years at the helm, of which 10 years were as CEO.

Dalibard joins SITA from the French National Railway Company (SNCF, for it’s name in French), where she served as CEO of SNCF Voyageurs, which manages all passenger traffic, long distance and commuter services. She is a member of the French rail operator’s management committee. Prior to joining SNCF in 2010, Dalibard spent seven years with Orange Business Services, five as CEO and president of Equant, an Orange subsidiary.

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