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Troubled Alitalia appoints Del Torchio as its new CEO

Alitalia finds new chief executive from Ducati

18 April, 15:10
Troubled Alitalia appoints Del Torchio as its new CEO (ANSA) - Rome, April 18 - The board of directors of troubled airline Alitalia appointed Gabriele Del Torchio as new chief executive officer Thursday.

Del Torchio is the former CEO of motorcycle manufacturer Ducati.

Despite a state-backed rescue operation in 2008-09, Alitalia has not yet been able to turn a profit, leading to the resignation of its previous CEO.

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