Piaggio Aero Industries has named John Bingham president and CEO of Piaggio America Inc., the US subsidiary of the Italian aircraft manufacturer, which is responsible for the distribution of the company’s Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti II aircraft in the Americas.
Bingham’s career spans the high luxury automobile industry, where he served as vice president of Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars, Inc., and most recently in general aviation as executive vice president for Cirrus Design, with the added worldwide role of managing director of Cirrus International. He joined the company as Piaggio America executive vice president in 2009.
Former Piaggio America President and CEO Tom Appleton has retired but will remain active in the company as a consultant to Piaggio Aero.
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