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Sergio Biganzoli is the next aerospace heavyweight to join hybrid-electric long range EV/STOL specialist
Manta Aircraft as CFO

August 9, 2022

Former CFO of AgustaWestland, Sergio Biganzoli, assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer at Manta Aircraft with immediate effect, becoming part of the company's management team.

Sesto Calende, Italy – August 8, 2022 – With Sergio Biganzoli, former CFO AgustaWestland, the next aerospace heavyweight joins hybrid-electric long range eV/STOL OEM Manta Aircraft, specialized in regional aviation in the field of Advanced Air Mobility. After almost 8 years in this responsible leadership position of one of the most important helicopter companies in the world and further experience in financial management consulting - also in the aerospace industry - Sergio as Chief Financial Officer takes the lead in internal and external development, oversees structuring actions and manages financial communications for all corporate events.

In doing so, he follows top aerospace managers Guiseppe Orsi, former CEO and Chairman of Finmeccanica (now Leonardo), Fabio Nanonni, former Senior Vice President of engineering and Senior Vice President for Safety System Governance at Leonardo Helicopters, and Stephen C. Moss, former CEO of Agusta-Westland North America, who serve in an advisory role to Manta Aircraft's board and management.

Lucas Marchesini, CEO Manta Aircraft: "I am very pleased, both professionally and personally, to have Sergio join our team from now on. With his long and in-depth experience in the aeronautical sector, he will provide a valuable contribution for our future steps. This is a further confirmation of the great interest and visible potential of our solution, differentiated and unique in AAM."

Sergio Biganzoli, CFO of Manta Aircraft: "The ideas, the approaches, the set up and the enormous potential of Manta Aircraft's solution in one of the most exciting markets of today has convinced me from the beginning. Away from the upcoming tasks, I am now looking forward to contribute with the experienced management board but also my former trailblazers Giuseppe, Fabio and Stephen to build an exciting aviation company of the future."

Manta Aircraft is developing a range of performance-oriented hybrid-electric vertical and short take-off and landing air vehicles (heV/STOL) for regional air mobility and plans to begin certification of the first two-seat, multi-purpose model ANN2 in 2023.


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For further inquiries:

Michael Mesaric, Co-Founder, Head of Marketing & Operations,

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