ParkerGale Capital names new ATP CEO

ParkerGale Capital has appointed Rick Noble as Chief Executive Officer of Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP), the premier provider of information tools and services for the aviation industry, the company said.

ParkerGale, a technology-focused private equity firm based in Chicago, IL, acquired ATP in 2015 and recruited Noble to the board of directors last year.

Noble has more than 35 years of experience across data, content and software companies, with a history of creating growth and value for stakeholders through product and service enhancements, digital transformation, new product development, and acquisitions.

ParkerGale Capital is a small private equity fund based in Chicago that buys profitable, founder-owned software and technology-enabled services companies where the firm´s operating resources can have a meaningful impact. ParkerGale also hosts the private equity industry´s only podcast, the PEFunCast on iTunes and Google Play.

ATP is a partner of aviation manufacturers, operators and maintenance providers focused on maximizing the value of aircraft and aviation operations by providing a suite of reference content, airworthiness, diagnostics and reliability services that optimize aircraft availability and operational compliance.