Vice President Marketing
Zuzana Hrnkova has 22 years’ experience in aviation business.
After graduating as engineer and private pilot in 1991 from the Air Transport University of Zilina, Slovakia and from the French School of Civil Aviation (ENAC) in Toulouse in 1994, Zuzana joined Airbus in 1994 as a trainee and then as Performance Engineer in the Product Marketing group. In 1998, she moved to the A330/A340 product marketing group where she supported the marketing and entry in service of the A340-500 and A340-600. During this period she discovered a passion for the cabin interior and that remains to the present day.
From 2003 to 2007, Zuzana was Payload Accommodation Manager responsible for explaining Airbus cabins to customers, as well as providing the cabin engineering team with customer and market requirements. She continued her development as Aircraft Interiors Marketing Director from 2007 to 2011 responsible for supporting sales campaigns, as well as supporting cabin interiors developments and working on market strategy.
Her last assignment in Airbus was Head of Aircraft Interiors Marketing since 2011. She was responsible for leading the Aircraft Interiors Marketing team, covering all current and future Airbus cabins. One of her main tasks was to guide new cabin product developments in order to ensure that cabin design fulfills all passengers’ and airlines’ expectations.
Since 1st September 2015, Zuzana is appointed as Vice President Marketing in ATR, leading the team responsible for Market Strategy, Airline Marketing and Product Development.