Donato Amoroso

SEVP Observation, Exploration and Navigation at Thales Alenia Space and CEO Thales Alenia Space Italia

Thales Alenia Space Italy

Italian Republic

Since June 8th 2015,  Donato Amoroso is Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space Italia S.p.A. In addition he was appointed also Deputy to the President and CEO of Thales Alenia Space, Jean-Loïc Galle, with direct responsibility for the Observation, Exploration and Navigation (OEN) Business Line.

Coming from a different industrial reality, Alenia Aermacchi, as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President for Boeing Programs, Donato Amoroso significantly enriched his experience in this position, by working on advanced programs in an international environment.

He has been Senior Vice President, to run the C-27J Program of the Alenia Aeronautica Military Airlift Division since February 2009. Mr. Amoroso served as the Chief Operating Officer of Alenia Aermacchi S.p.A. He served as Co-Chief Operating Officer for Production at Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A. since July 20, 2011. Mr. Amoroso was Senior Vice President in charge of the B787 Product Unit. His career spans both commercial and military programs in capacities including Engineering, Operations and Procurement. In September 2004, he served as Senior Vice President with responsibility for the Caselle site, which performs all the integration and final assembly activities of the Alenia Aeronautica Military Aircraft Business Unit. Since May 2010, he served as Senior Vice President for the B787 Product Unit. He served on the Board of Directors of the Global Military Aircraft Systems (GMAS) joint-venture with L-3 Systems.

Born in Chieti, 56 years old, Mr. Amoroso studied aeronautical construction in Turin at the Carlo Grassi Institute.