Frederico Fleury Curado, 55, has been Embraer’s CEO since 2007. Just weeks after the May 23 first flight of the Embraer 190-E2, he announced his departure, effective July 1. Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva, who has run the commercial aircraft division since 2010, will take over as CEO. This interview with Aviation Week Managing Editor-Commercial Jens Flottau was his first after the announcement. Curado discussed how Embraer has changed over the years, the current challenges it faces and a ...


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