Dronamics, the world’s first cargo drone airline, announced two senior appointments аs the company prepares for commercialization of its same-day delivery services later this year, following the completion of its test flight program.
Pete MacIntyre joins Dronamics as Chief Legal Officer and a member of the Executive team. Pete brings two decades of global legal expertise, having managed multidisciplinary legal teams at leading technology businesses, including TikTok, Microsoft and App Annie. Pete’s appointment comes at a key time as Dronamics looks to commercialize its operations across Europe and expand to other geographies.
Robert Harnan joins as Director of Supply Chain and External Manufacturing and a member of the Senior Management team. Robert has extensive experience in supply chain and complex project management, including twenty years at Rolls-Royce where he led several aero-engine programs. Robert will lead the next phase of cargo drone manufacturing at scale for Dronamics, in cooperation with leading manufacturing partners like Quickstep in Australia and Cotesa in Germany.
“As the world’s first cargo drone airline, our business crosses over aviation, tech and logistics. Pete and Robert’s valuable experience will be instrumental as we prepare for commercial operations and manufacturing at-scale. Their expertise in leading complex projects will help accelerate our next stage of growth” said Svilen Rangelov, Co-Founder and CEO of Dronamics.
About Dronamics: Dronamics is the world’s first cargo drone airline. Аs a leading developer and operator of large, long-range drones built specifically for cargo, its flagship Black Swan is able to carry 350 kg (770 lb) at a distance of up to 2,500 km (1,550 mi) up to 80% faster, 50% cheaper and with up to 60% lower emissions than alternative modes of transport, including airfreight. This enables same-day shipping over very long distances for a variety of industries: from pharma to food, from e-commerce to spare parts.
The company’s fast-growing team includes some of the most experienced aerospace and logistics experts. Dronamics is Europe’s first licensed cargo drone airline and IATA’s first Strategic Partner for drones worldwide.