Overair, electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (eVTOL) company, has announced that Dr. Valerie Manning will join the Overair leadership team as its Chief Commercial Officer, transitioning from her current role as Senior Vice President of Training & Flight Operation Services at Airbus. The company says “Dr. Manning’s diverse, global experience in aerospace and commercial aviation will help guide the organisation’s commercial and operational launch as it prepares to fly its all-electric prototype in the second half of 2023.”
In a press release the company announced “Dr. Manning will lead Overair’s commercial strategy, business development, marketing, sales, support, and in-service operations infrastructure as the company finalizes its full-scale prototype vehicle and prepares for commercial launch. She will take charge of Overair’s business model, to create customer and company value and to enable business growth through Overair’s products and services.”
The transition will take place on September 1st of this year.
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