Italy's Finmeccanica changes name to Leonardo

Thursday 28 April 2016 | 16:19 CET | News
Italian defence and aerospace giant Finmeccanica has approved the adoption of a new name – Leonardo – starting 01 January 2017. The company decided to change its name and logo after reporting an increase in profits and a decline in debt in 2015. Founded in 1948, Finmeccanica is owner of Italian satellite services company Telespazio and IT provider Selex ES, which merged into Finmeccanica's Electronics, Defence and Security Systems division in January.

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